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SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 259
Title: The Science of Research Synthesis: An Empirical Foundation for Future Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Lead Author: Littell, Julia H
Abstract: Scientific methods of research synthesis are well developed but under-utilized in the social, behavioral, and economic (SBE) sciences. Scientific approaches can be applied to all of the steps in the research review process. Rigorous efforts to locate, analyze, and synthesize results of previous studies will provide more robust answers to questions about what we know and what we dont know, and can provide useful empirical foundations for future research in the SBE sciences. The science of research synthesis can transform and propel the SBE sciences, but changes in current norms, infrastructure, and capacity will be needed to support this transformation.
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