Workshop on Replication and Transparency in Economic Research at Mozilla San Francisco, January 6-7, 2016, with the Young Scholar Initiative of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Richard Ball of the project Teaching Integrity in Empirical Reseach, Johannes Pfeifer, Edward Miguel of the Berkeley Institute for Transparency in the Social Sciences, Jan H. Höffler of the ReplicationWiki, and Thomas Herndon of the Public Debt and Growth replication debate
New working paper Is Economics Research Replicable? Sixty Published Papers from Thirteen Journals Say ”Usually Not” by Andrew C. Chang and Philipp Li
Critical Finance Review announces Special Replication Issues, September 2015
New working paper On the Need for a Replication Journal by Christian Zimmermann
A session on Replication in Economics will be held during the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, January 3-5, 2016, in San Francisco
The American Journal of Political Science publishes Guidelines for Preparing Replication Files and announces that "submitted replication materials will be verified" by the University of North Carolina’s Odum Institute for Research in Social Science "to guarantee that they do, in fact, properly reproduce the analysis results". March 26, 2015.
The 3ie Replication Programme accepts expressions of interest for its call on replications on HIV prevention until May 31, 2015.
Working paper: "The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal" by Michael Clemens, April 9, 2015 - response: "Replication Talk Costs Lives: Why are economists so concerned about the reputational effects of replications?" by Richard Palmer-Jones, April 24, 2015
Working paper: "Pre Analysis Plans Help (only) when Replications are Infeasible" by Lucas C. Coffman and Muriel Niederle, February 14, 2015
Agenda for Open Research calls for reviewers to, "beginning January 1, 2016, [...] make open practices a pre-condition for more comprehensive review."
Since during the 2014 Research Transparency Forum of the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences we received the valuable feedback that our traffic lights could be misinterpreted as a judgment on quality of the studies we now changed the red one to a warning triangle. Feel free to discuss!
RePEc bibliography on replication started
Article "The Need for Replications" in Public Finance Review by James Alm and W. Robert Reed in special issue with replications
ideas/RePEc now links back to studies of ReplicationWiki
Quality evidence for policymaking: I’ll believe it when I see the replication - 3ie Replication Paper (3ie Replication Programme Candidate Studies List for impact evaluations now integrated in the ReplicationWiki)
Article about unreliable research - The Economist
Paper about Teaching Replication in Quantitative Empirical Economics - updated for Econometric Society European Meeting - 28th August 2014
INET blog: Economics needs replication
Working paper online: Replication in the narrow sense of Banzhaf/Walsh (2008)
Working paper online: Narrow Replication of Ashcraft (2005): Are Banks Really Special?