Increasing the credibility of political science research: A proposal for journal reforms

@article{Nyhan2015IncreasingTC,
  title={Increasing the credibility of political science research: A proposal for journal reforms},
  author={B. Nyhan},
  journal={PS Political Science & Politics},
  year={2015},
  volume={48},
  pages={78-83}
}
  • B. Nyhan
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • PS Political Science & Politics
  • In this white paper, I propose a series of reforms intended to improve the rigor, timeliness, and replicability of published political science research. These changes could be proposed as part of the next solicitation for editors of the American Political Science Review or other disciplinary journals. If implemented, they would make our discipline a leader in publishing practices intended to minimize publication bias, encourage rapid and high-quality reviews, and maximize replicability and… CONTINUE READING
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