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Why Current Publication May Distort Science

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  • Neal S Young

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  • John P A Ioannidis
  • Omar Al-Ubaydli

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The current system of publication in biomedical research provides a distorted view of the reality of scientific data that are generated in the laboratory and clinic. This system can be studied by applying principles from the field of economics.

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  • Neal S Young & John P A Ioannidis & Omar Al-Ubaydli, 2008. "Why Current Publication May Distort Science," Working Papers id:1757, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:1757
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    1. John P A Ioannidis & Lazaros Belbasis & Evangelos Evangelou, 2010. "Fifty-Year Fate and Impact of General Medical Journals," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 5(9), pages 1-6, September.
    2. Judith G M Bergboer & Maša Umićević-Mirkov & Jaap Fransen & Martin den Heijer & Barbara Franke & Piet L C M van Riel & Joost Schalkwijk & Marieke J H Coenen & on behalf of the Nijmegen Biomedical Stud, 2012. "A Replication Study of the Association between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Deletion of the Late Cornified Envelope Genes LCE3B and LCE3C," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 7(2), pages 1-5, February.
    3. Daniele Fanelli, 2012. "Negative results are disappearing from most disciplines and countries," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 90(3), pages 891-904, March.
    4. Omar Al-Ubaydli & John A. List & Dana L. Suskind, 2017. "What Can We Learn from Experiments? Understanding the Threats to the Scalability of Experimental Results," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(5), pages 282-286, May.
    5. Joeri K Tijdink & Anton C M Vergouwen & Yvo M Smulders, 2013. "Publication Pressure and Burn Out among Dutch Medical Professors: A Nationwide Survey," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 8(9), pages 1-6, September.
    6. Stephan B. Bruns, 2017. "Meta-Regression Models and Observational Research," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 79(5), pages 637-653, October.

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    Keywords

    scientific data; resources; medical; oligopoly; biological; sciences; publication; research; laboratory; clinic; biomedical; economics; winner's curse;
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