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Publication - Dr Pavel Kuchar

    Consensus

    Citation

    Kuchař, P, 2014, ‘Consensus’. Encyclopedia of Law and Economics.

    Abstract

    How does the process of consensus formation affect the accuracy and reliability of our knowledge? Cognitive and epistemic division of labor creates a problem of trust in the use and application of knowledge. Consequently, the reliability of scientific consensus depends on whether the incentives, which the self-interested members of scientific communities face, are aligned in the right way.

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