Experimental Economics

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 289–293 | Cite as

Call for submissions: symposium of pre-results review in experimental economics


Guest Editors: Urs Fischbacher and Irenaeus Wolff

Experimental Economics will publish a Symposium of pre-results-reviewed papers that will be guest-edited by Urs Fischbacher and Irenaeus Wolff. The Symposium will consist of 5–7 papers to appear in the autumn or winter issue 2021 of Experimental Economics. The idea of pre-results review is that authors submit their fully motivated and fully specified research plan before gathering the data. This submission procedure allows both authors and referees to focus on the importance of the research question and it provides incentives to publish the results of well-crafted experiments even after a null result. The deadline for submissions is January 15th, 2020.


Recently, there has been a growing concern with respect to the (non-)replicability of scientific findings. The Symposium “Pre-Results Review” will consist of a collection of papers in a 2021 issue of Experimental Economics. It pilots an approach with the potential to alleviate the...


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