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Whither Nudge? The Debate Itself Offers Lessons on the Influence of Social Science

The story of the book ‘Nudge’ offers insights into what can happen when research has an unpredictably large impact in the world of politics and policy

Existing Career Incentives Are Often Bad for Science

A culture of bad science can evolve as a result of institutional incentives that prioritize simple quantitative metrics as measures of success, argues Paul Smaldino. But, he adds, not all is lost as new initiatives such as open data and replication are making a positive difference.