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Many academic journals hesitate to publish replications

While most political scientists would agree that replications and cross-checks advance knowledge, many academic journals hesitate to publish replications. John Ishiyama, University of North Texas, discusses how replication studies can get published to create more incentives to do replications.
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Would journals publish only failed replications?

Scholars in political science commonly agree that we need more researchers doing replications of published work. But how to motivate them? In the recent symposium on the topic in PS: Political Science & Politics (Vol 47, Issue 1), Thomas M. Carsey discusses concrete steps researchers and journals can take. This blog post is part of a series of posts about the PS symposium, which summarizes and discusses the current state of reproducibility in political science.
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Publishing as a grad student: replication helps

Screen Shot 2013-04-10 at 8.30.34 PMA new article in Political Science & Politics claims that replication can be a “potential route” to get a class paper published early in your career. Below are tips from the paper how to make this work.

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Best of replication & data sharing Collection 1

bestofThese are the best pieces I came across in the last two weeks on replication, reproducibility & data sharing. While not strictly on political science, they are inspiring and worth discussing. Collection #1 (January 20 – February 2, 2013).
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