Jun 12, 2021  –  Jun 13, 2021

Catalyst workshop: Pre-doctoral Research in Economics 2021

June 12-13 – Catalyst Jun Wong and colleagues Coly Elhai and Dominic Russel will host the Pre-doctoral Research in Economics (PRE) 2021 virtual workshop, which provides an introduction to pre-doctoral education opportunities and research practices for transparency and reproducibility. The workshop looks to lower the barriers that may keep many promising young scholars from pursuing research careers and contribute towards building a more talented, diverse, and inclusive population of economists and quantitative social scientists. Find the workshop agenda and more information here.

Apply using this form by Friday, May 21. Students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

The workshop is supported by BITSS and the PREDOC consortium.

Jun 2, 2021  –  Jun 2, 2021

Workshop: Teaching Reproducible Research in the Classroom

Jun. 2, online —  At 3-5 pm PT, BITSS, the AEA Data Editor, and the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host a joint workshop at the Tenth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE). The workshop will give an overview of the evolving landscape of reproducibility standards in economics, teach foundational skills in data literacy for reproducibility, demonstrate a curricular module for conducting and reporting reproductions, and discuss opportunities for instructors, students, and researchers to contribute to these ongoing efforts. Learn more and register here.

May 21, 2021  –  May 21, 2021

Webinar: Instruction in Reproducible Research

May 21, 2021 — BITSS Project Scientist Fernando Hoces de la Guardia will present the Social Science Reproduction Platform (SSRP), currently in beta, as part of the Spring 2021 “Instruction in Reproducible Research” webinar series hosted by Project TIER. The webinar series will include nine other presentations exploring the educational purposes of teaching students transparent and reproducible methods of quantitative data analysis. See the program and register here.

Feb 22, 2021  –  Feb 23, 2021

Panel: Open Science – Increasing Rigor, Reproducibility, Transparency, and Dissemination

Feb. 23, 2021 — BITSS Faculty Director Ted Miguel chaired a panel titled “Increasing Rigor, Reproducibility, Transparency, and Dissemination” as part of the Science of Behavior Change Capstone Conference organized by the National Institutes of Health Feb. 22-23, 2021. The panel featured the following presentations:

  • Reimagining science as truly open and inclusive, Alison Ledgerwood, University of California, Davis
  • An open science behavior change model from theory to practice, Brian Nosek, Center for Open Science
  • The art of open science: Imitation, inspiration, and innovation, Chaning Jang, The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

See the program and find videos here.

Feb 22, 2021  –  May 14, 2021

Catalyst course: Improving (Our) Science — Replication, Reporting, and Openness

Don Moore and Leif Nelson (Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley) offer “Improving (Our) Science: Replication, Reporting, and Openness”, an online course that is open for registration to PhD students interested in open science. The goal of the course is to learn about the newest standards for scientific openness, and how they influence the reporting and interpretation of empirical evidence. Learn more in the course syllabus here.

Contact Don Moore to register.