Gábor Simonovits

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We studied publication bias in the social sciences by analyzing a known population of conducted studies--221 in total--in which there is a full accounting of what is published and unpublished. We leveraged Time-sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences (TESS), a National Science Foundation-sponsored program in which researchers propose survey-based(More)
This paper examines the consequences of comparisons people make between their own and other countries. Building on research on context dependent preferences and framing effects we propose a new approach to the study of international comparisons. We argue that domestic evaluation of governments depends on which benchmarks are made salient and thus,(More)
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