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Location of Sessions for 2016 in San Francisco, California

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Jan 05, 2016

Jan 05, 2016 10:15 am, Hilton Union Square, Franciscan C
American Economic Association
Replication in Economics (B4, C1)
Presiding: Christian Zimmermann (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
New Methods for Macroeconomic Model Comparison and Policy Analysis
Volker Wieland (University of Frankfurt)
Elena Afanasyeva (University of Frankfurt)
Meguy Kuete (University of Frankfurt)
Jinhyuk Yoo (University of Frankfurt)
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Data Policies and Data Archives as Prerequisites of Reproducible Economic Research
Gert G. Wagner (German Institute for Economic Research)
Sven Vlaeminck (German National Library of Economics)
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“Beyond the PDF” in Empirical Economic Research
Richard Ball (Haverford College)
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ReplicationWiki - Improving Transparency in Economic Research
Jan H. Höffler (University of Göttingen)
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On the Need for a Replication Journal
Christian Zimmermann (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
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Jesse Rothstein (University of California-Berkeley)
Michael Ash (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Johannes Pfeifer (University of Mannheim)
Christian Zimmermann (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Graham A. Davis (Colorado School of Mines)