Anirudh Krishna (Duke University) at Ideas for India: The root of poverty: Ruinous healthcare costs.
For economics journals, when two referees are consulted, the top-10p [percentile] paper receives two rejects with probability 14%, one reject and one non-reject with probability 47%, and two non-rejects with probability 40%. With three referees, the top-10p papers receives a majority of reject recommendations with 30% probability, a majority of non-reject recommendations with 70% probability.
Annie Murphy Paul in NYTimes: It’s Not Me, It’s You, an essay on intelligence and stereotype threat.
Felix Salmon: What education reformers did with student surveys.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Posted by Abi. Posted at 8:10 PM