Conservatism in scienceListen now (23 min) | Some of the forces blocking really new ideas in science
Why I'm an Optimist
Science as a map of unfamiliar terrainListen now (13 min) | Plus other updates
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The "idea" of being an entrepreneurListen now (12 min) | Evidence that this idea spreads best from people in a similar social position, and that you can only get the idea once
Entrepreneurship is contagiousListen now (17 min) | Exposure to entrepreneurs (mostly) encourages entrepreneurship
An example of successful innovation by distributed teams: academiaListen now (24 min) | Why remote collaboration is becoming so common in academia, and what we can learn from it
No editors -> no publication bias?Listen now (12 min) | Evidence from preprint servers
Innovation gets (mostly) harderListen now (20 min) | Micro and macro evidence on the productivity of R&D over time
Why is publication bias worse in some fields than in others?Listen now (14 min) | Hard sciences don't seem to have so many problems; why?
Publication Bias is a Real ThingListen now (22 min) | Estimating the size of the file drawer problem
An example of high returns to publicly funded R&DListen now (20 min) | Quasi-experimental evidence from R&D grants to small businesses