Does an Academic Research Paper Contain Useful Knowledge? No (P<.05)

2 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2008

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J. Scott Armstrong

University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department

Date Written: July 13, 2008

Abstract

Commentary on the Mort et al. paper.

Assume that you are handed a paper randomly selected from an academic journal in your field. What is the likelihood that it contains useful knowledge?

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Armstrong, J. Scott, Does an Academic Research Paper Contain Useful Knowledge? No (P<.05) (July 13, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1159526 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1159526

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