Academic communication, Evidence-based Policy, Featured, LSE Comment, peer review, prosocial behaviour
Would paying peer reviewers improve the system? Randomised control trial explores economists’ pro-social behaviour.
The What Works Centres are government initiatives to improve the use of evidence in policymaking. Max Nathan, the Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth, turns the experimental table on researchers by exploring how cash incentives might work to improve the efficiency of peer review. The results are clear that small changes in journals’ policies could […]