Following Melissa Michelson’s post over the weekend, here are a range of views about the Montana experiment, from defense to condemnation.
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Paul Gronke of Reed College on the study’s ethical shortcomings
Benjamin Lauderdale of LSE proposes a “thought experiment”
Chris Blattman of Columbia University explores the relationship between research and real-world outcomes.
Thomas Leeper defends the experiment
John Patty explains the tradeoffs and gains of social science research