Altmetric tracked 3.4 million works in 2020, and compiled the top 100 most discussed articles across 20 disciplines. Our Nature paper is ranked #22.
As of Sep 7, 2020, our Nature paper studying the effects of anti-contagion policies on the spread of COVID-19 has been covered by 323 news stories from 208 outlets, and tweeted 3,426 times. In terms of media and public attention, Altmetric ranks it as #393 out of 15,799,141 research outputs across all sources ever tracked, outperforming 99.998% of its peers.
Our recent Nature publication on the effects of anti-contagion policies on the spread of COVID19 has been covered by numerous media outlets.
Randomized controlled trials have revolutionized development policy. But do the interventions that work in the short run have a benefit 10 or 20 years later? My co-author and advisor, Ted Miguel, explains how our team aims to find out.