Research Fraud as Tort

Science, Vol. 349, No. 6255 (25 Sept. 2015), pp. 1459-1460

2 Pages Posted: 25 Sep 2015

See all articles by F. E. Guerra-Pujol

F. E. Guerra-Pujol

University of Central Florida; Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Date Written: September 25, 2015

Abstract

The author proposes extending the common law tort of fraudulent misrepresentation to fraudulent research published in academic journals.

Keywords: intentional torts, fraudulent misrepresentation, research fraud

JEL Classification: K13

Suggested Citation

Guerra-Pujol, F. E., Research Fraud as Tort (September 25, 2015). Science, Vol. 349, No. 6255 (25 Sept. 2015), pp. 1459-1460 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2665493

F. E. Guerra-Pujol (Contact Author)

University of Central Florida ( email )

Orlando, FL 32816
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.priorprobability.com

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico ( email )

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