What to expect next

The next steps happen behind the scenes, until you receive the replication report:

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Assignment

The editorial office assigns the manuscript to the AEA Data Editor.

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Verification

The AEA Data Editor team downloads materials, conducts reproducibility checks , writes report. If changes need to be made, the report is communicated to the authors, who make changes and re-submit, until the replication package is accepted.

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Forthcoming

The accepted report is communicated to the editorial office and the Editor of the journal. This starts the copy-editing process. Small changes can still be incorporated at this stage. Once completed, the manuscript and the data deposit are published together.

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Approximate process flow