The collective consequences of scientific fraud: An analysis of biomedical research

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It is assumed that co-authors of retracted papers are affected by their colleague’s misconduct, but no study has yet attempted to measure the consequence of such retractions on their ulterior research careers. The purpose of this study is to provide empirical evidence of these consequences, by measuring the pre and post retraction productivity and scientific impact of collaborators of retracted papers.

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