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Setting up a replication workshop: Why it’s worth it & what to do better

More and more scholars integrate replication into their teaching, for example Gary King, Victoria Stodden, Chris Fariss, Jamie Monogan. With the second edition of the Replication Workshop starting today, here’s why it’s worth it, and how to improve teaching that includes replication – based on what my TAs said after the last Cambridge Replication Workshop.
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Setting up a replication workshop: Target audience & Software

More and more scholars integrate replication into their teaching. In a previous post, I wrote about challenges during the Cambridge Replication Workshop, where students replicated a published paper in eight weeks. For anyone planning to design a similar course, here are thoughts on a good target audience, and why the course should use R instead of STATA or SPSS.
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Getting published by replicating work

There are three motivations to replicate someone else’s work. First, you learn statistics and methods. Second, you provide a service to the community by advancing knowledge and validating results. Third, and most importantly for many, if you add value, you can get it published. Here are some success stories from the social sciences about papers that got published by replicating existing work.
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