[petsc-dev] Contest models highlight inherent inefficiencies of scientific funding competitions

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Sun Feb 9 10:31:58 CST 2020

Don't miss the author's thread from this week, which puts it in context
of a recent paper and concludes with

  The take-home from our paper is NOT that grant lotteries are the
  solution. It is that the current system is highly inefficient, for
  reasons that we show, and that effort toward improving efficiency is
  likely to be richly rewarded with increased scientific productivity.


Barry Smith via petsc-dev <petsc-dev at mcs.anl.gov> writes:

> https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000065
> Sent from my iPad

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