Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/191943
Authors: 
Reed, W. Robert
Year of Publication: 
2019
Citation: 
[Journal:] Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal [ISSN:] 1864-6042 [Volume:] 13 [Year:] 2019 [Issue:] 2019-13 [Pages:] 1-11
Abstract: 
In July 2017, Economics: The Open Access, Open Assessment E-Journal issued a call for papers for a special issue on 'The Practice of Replication.' In that call, the journal explained that there was no generally accepted procedure for how to do a replication. Likewise, there was no generally accepted standard for determining whether a replication 'confirms or disconfirms' an original study. Accordingly, the journal called for papers to identify principles for how to do a replication and how to interpret its results; and to apply those principles in crafting a replication plan for a study of the author's choosing. The hope was that this exercise would produce some progress on 'the practice of replication.' The special issue is now complete with a total of eight journal articles. This commentary places the respective articles within a common framework and identifies observations and lessons learned from the respective studies.
Subjects: 
replication
pre-analysis plan
reproduction
repetition
extension
robustness
JEL: 
C10
C18
C50
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Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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