Bianchi, Federico, and Flaminio Squazzoni. "Can transparency undermine peer review? A simulation model of scientist behavior under open peer review." Science and Public Policy, 49, (2022).

This paper, based on an agent-based model that simulates competition and status dynamics between scholars in an artificial academic system, suggests that if referees are sensitive to competition and status, the transparency achieved by open peer review could backfire on the quality of the process.

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