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Interesting study from Nature on author choices of single blind and double blind peer review. Big names and big countries prefer single-blind peer review, and (scientifically) smaller countries choose double peer review more often. No difference in gender.
Interesting data and also expected, knowing the geographical bias in peer review.
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Difficult question. Depends on the topic and the knowledge of the field by the editors. I don’t think there is a best way to address this problem. Summer months may be very difficult for editors.