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What happens if two reviewers have incompatible recommendations for a paper?

The editor decides As you yourself said, the reviewers only make recommendations; it is always the editor who makes the ultimate decision to accept or reject. So it is entirely possible for a paper ...
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What happens if two reviewers have incompatible recommendations for a paper?

I +1'ed Nate Eldredge's answer, and will add that some journals might have a policy where if an editor decides to accept a paper with a reject review remaining, another editorial board member must be ...
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What happens if two reviewers have incompatible recommendations for a paper?

the editor said that the reports are positive and asked for some minor revisions before further consideration. This is the only thing that really matters since (as others have said) the editor is the ...
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An editor thinks a correction should be posted on the author's website rather than published. Is he sticking to the academic ethics?

SHORT ANSWER: If correcting the mistakes does not change the main results of the "famous paper in mathematical economics", doing so (in the original paper, does not make sense doing so in a ...
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An editor thinks a correction should be posted on the author's website rather than published. Is he sticking to the academic ethics?

Since the "editor" is from a different journal, I think that their statement is perfectly reasonable and there are no ethical issues here. Academic courtesy, perhaps, but not ethics. There ...
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