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Publication bias and merit in ecology

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Bias, or any set of factors that influence the general expression of merit, is common in science and is an inevitable by-product of an imperfect but otherwise reasonably objective human pursuit to understand the world we inhabit. In this paper, we explore the conceptual significance of a relatively tractable form of bias, namely publication and dissemination bias. A specific definition is developed, a working model of classification for publication bias is proposed, and an assessment of what ...

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Journal:
OIKOS
Volume:
116
Issue:
7
Pages:
1247-1253
Publication date:
2007-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1600-0706
ISSN:
0030-1299
URN:
uuid:9968e510-ecb8-4c06-88ab-a5b58a2426cd
Source identifiers:
47698
Local pid:
pubs:47698
Language:
English

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