Promoting Transparency in Quantitative Social Science Research

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Breznau, N., Rinke, E. M., Wuttke, A., Nguyen, H. H., Adem, M., Adriaans, J., … & Van Assche, J. (2022). Observing many researchers using the same data and hypothesis reveals a hidden universe of uncertainty. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(44), e2203150119.


Roxanne Connelly, Vernon Gayle and Kevin Ralston contributed to this paper as a research team. Led by Nate Breznau from the University of Bremen, this article involved 73 independent research teams and demonstrated a hidden universe of uncertainty in the analyses of social scientists.



Gayle, V., & Connelly, R. (2022). The Stark realities of reproducible statistically orientated sociological research: Some newer rules of the sociological method. Methodological Innovations, 20597991221111681.


This methodological paper provides guidance for undertaking reproducible statistically orientated sociological research. It provides an extended demonstration of the issues associated with reproducing results and undertaking transparent analyses.




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