This report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Double-Blind Refereeing was presented to the IMS Council in August 1992. It summarizes arguments for and against blinding referees to the identity of the authors and suggests an experiment to evaluate the process.
"Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Double-Blind Refereeing." Statist. Sci. 8 (3) 310 - 317, August, 1993. https://doi.org/10.1214/ss/1177010904