As a super busy June comes to a close, I have another new paper draft available! “Choose Your Moments: Peer Review and Scientific Risk Taking”, coauthored with Richard Carson and Josh Graff Zivin, shows that biomedical scientists in the U.S. would prefer to take more risks than the NIH when funding scientific proposals. We derive the funding rule scientists want the NIH to follow, showing that it would cause a reevaluation of funding for $3 billion worth of medical research each year.

Written on 2023-06-22