Jan 7, 2022  –  Jan 7, 2022

BITSS at ASSA 2022

Join two sessions with BITSS staff members on Jan. 7 at the 2022 Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting:

  • At 3:45 pm-5:45 pm PT, Ted Miguel will moderate a panel discussion titled “Ethics, Transparency, and Innovation in Economics Publishing” with Pinelopi Goldberg (Yale University), Imran Rasul (University College London), Andrew Foster (Brown University), and Jeannie Gersen (Harvard University).
  • At 7am-1 pm ET, Aleks Bogdanoski will be available to discuss a poster titled “Using the Social Science Reproduction Platform to Teach Reproducibility.”

Sep 10, 2019  |  Washington, DC

Transparency, Reproducibility and Credibility: A Research Symposium

“Transparency, Reproducibility, and Credibility of Economics Research” is a research symposium hosted collaboratively by the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) group, BITSS, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) on September 10, 2019 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Jun 29, 2019  –  Jul 2, 2019  |  San Francisco, CA

BITSS at the 94th WEAI Annual Conference

BITSS will exhibit at the 94th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) in San Francsico, CA on June 28th-July 2nd, 2019. Visit us in the conference registration area to learn about our latest work in supporting research and training for transparency and reproducibility in economics.

Oct 26, 2017  |  Washington, DC

Elise Wang Sonne at World Bank International Open Access Week 2017

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal recipient and BITSS Catalyst Soazic Elise Wang Sonne will be a featured speaker on a panel discussing the purpose of open access and how to operationalize open access in the context of extreme poverty. Panelists will also take questions from both in-person and virtual audiences from around the world.

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Oct 19, 2017  –  Oct 21, 2017  |  San Diego, CA

Elise Wang Sonne to Present at the Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference

BITSS Catalyst and 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize recepient Elise Wang Sonne is presenting at a speed session and a hosting a poster at the 2017 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference (WSDS) of the American Statistical Association (ASA), scheduled for October 19-21, 2017. Elise’s presentation builds on her Catalyst trainings in Sub-Saharan Africa and reflects on the gender bias in research transparency and the adoption of reproducibility practices. Abstract below.

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Aug 18, 2017  –  Aug 19, 2017  |  5045 Bergen

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Workshop – Bergen, Norway

To address growing need for improved norms and practices of social science research, and in partnership with The Choice Lab at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), BITSS will deliver a workshop on research transparency and reproducibility. This two-day workshop will be led by Dr. Eva Vivalt (Australian National University) and will target 40-50 students, faculty, and researchers to train them on the challenges facing the credibility of social science research, as well as currently known best practices for more transparent, reproducible research. The workshop will engage the audience with hands-on workflow-related activities and software.

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Jun 28, 2017  |  San Diego

BITSS Paper Session at 92nd Annual WEAI, San Diego

BITSS has organized two paper sessions on Day 4 of the 92nd Annual Western Economics Association International Conference in San Diego, Ca.

Topics will include meta-analysis, publication bias, data sharing, and research transparency, featuring work by several SSMART grant recipients.

Speakers will include Garret Christensen (BITSS, BIDS), Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa), Elliott Collins (UC Berkeley), Fernando Hoces de la Guardia (RAND Corporation), Taisuke Imai (Caltech), Chishio Furukawa (MIT), and Mauricio Romero (UC San Diego).

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Jan 6, 2017  –  Jan 8, 2017  |  Chicago, IL

Meta-Analysis and Reproducibility Paper Session at the 2017 AEA / ASSA Annual Meeting

Join BITSS Faculty Director Ted Miguel and several SSMART grant recipients at a paper session at the 2017 American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association Annual Meeting in January!


The session, titled “Meta-Analysis and Reproducibility in Social Science Research,” will feature research and discussion from BITSS affiliates Eva Vivalt, Sean Tanner, Rachael MeagerRachel Glennerster, Solomon Hsiang, and John Ioannidis.


The session will take place on day three of the meeting, January 8, 2017.

Jul 12, 2016  –  Jul 14, 2016  |  Dar es Salaam

EASST Evidence Summit

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the East African Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, in partnership with the World Bank Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and the University of Dar es Salaam, will host the 2016 East Africa Evidence Summit, to be held July 12-14, 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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May 26, 2016  –  May 29, 2016  |  Chicago, Illinois

Association for Psychological Science Convention

The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences will be an exhibitor at the Association for Psychological Science’s (APS) 28th Annual Convention.

Feb 2, 2016  |  Washington, DC

Open Data: Big Impact

BITSS Program Director Jennifer Sturdy is a panelist at the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Open Data Challenge discussion. Supported by OpenGov Hub, the discussion centers around the winners of MCC’s first Open Data Challenge. Find out more here.

Jan 4, 2016  |  San Francisco, CA

AEA Side Event – Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipients

Join BITSS at an American Economics Association (AEA) Conference side event in San Francisco, CA on January 4, 2016 from 6-8pm to honor the Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science recipients.

The event is in the Hilton Union Square in the Union Square 17 & 18 rooms.