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Open Access Economics Journals and the Market for Reproducible Economic Research

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  • B.D. McCullough

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    (Department of Economics; Drexel University; Philadelphia; PA 1910; USA)

Abstract

Most economics journals take no substantive measures to ensure that the results they publish are replicable. To make the data and code available so that published results can be checked requires an archive. Top economics journals have been adopting mandatory data+code archives in the past few years. The movement toward mandatory data+code archives has yet to reach the open access journals. This is paradoxical; given their emphasis on making articles readily available; one would think that open access journals also would want to make data and code readily available. Open access economics journals should adopt mandatory data+code archives en masse. Doing so will give them a competitive advantage with respect to traditional economics journals.

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Article provided by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance in its journal Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP).

Volume (Year): 39 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 117-126

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Handle: RePEc:eap:articl:v39:y:2009:i:1:p:117-126

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  1. The Economics of Open Access Publishing
    by Christian Zimmermann in RePEc blog on 2009-04-24 01:43:24
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  1. DeCarolis, Joseph F. & Hunter, Kevin & Sreepathi, Sarat, 2012. "The case for repeatable analysis with energy economy optimization models," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(6), pages 1845-1853.
  2. Benedikt Fecher & Sascha Friesike & Marcel Hebing, 2014. "What Drives Academic Data Sharing?," Working Paper Series of the German Council for Social and Economic Data 236, German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD).
  3. Sven Vlaeminck & Olaf Siegert, 2012. "Welche Rolle spielen Forschungsdaten eigentlich für Fachzeitschriften? Eine Analyse mit Fokus auf die Wirtschaftswissenschaften," Working Paper Series of the German Council for Social and Economic Data 210, German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD).

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