Ethics review of social, behavioral, and economic research: where should we go from here?

@article{Vries2004EthicsRO,
  title={Ethics review of social, behavioral, and economic research: where should we go from here?},
  author={Raymond Gene De Vries and Debra A DeBruin and Andrew Goodgame},
  journal={Ethics & behavior},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={351-68}
}
It is not unusual for researchers to complain about institutional review board (IRB) oversight, but social scientists have a unique set of objections to the work of ethics committees. In an effort to better understand the problems associated with ethics review of social, behavioral, and economic sciences (SBES) research, this article examinees 3 different aspects of research ethics committees: (a) the composition of review boards; (b) the guidelines used by these boards to review SBES--and in… CONTINUE READING

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