Human Centered

Metrics & Misconduct in Scholarly Publishing - Mario Biagioli

Episode Summary

The creativity of academic cheaters will amaze you: Mario Biagioli, a UCLA Distinguished Professor of Law and Communication as well as a 2019-20 CASBS fellow, chats with Host John Markoff about the history and recent trends of fraud and gaming in scholarly publishing.

Episode Notes

Mario Biagioli's UCLA Profile

Mario's article in the Los Angeles Review of Books, "Fraud by Numbers: Metrics and the New Academic Midconduct"

Mario’s book “Gaming The Metrics: Misconduct and Manipulation in Academic Research

2019-20 CASBS fellow Brian Arthur’s paper “All Systems Will Be Gamed: Exploitative Behavior in Economic and Social Systems