The Case for Research Preregistration, with Applications in Elections Research
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2017
Venue: COL 8.13
Time: 16:15 - 17:45
Speaker: Professor Jamie Monogan, Department of Political Science, University of Georgia.
Preregistration refers to when an analyst commits to a research design before observing the outcome. How can preregistration be useful for political scientists? This presentation makes the
argument that, when appropriate, study registration increases honesty and transparency in research reporting in a way that benefits authors, reviewers, and readers. .