A Multidimensional Ranking of Australian Economics Departments
AbstractThis study uses cluster analysis to classify Australian economics departments into groups that have similar quantities of research output, measured by two publication counts, and similar quality of research output, measured by a citation count. Three groups of departments are identified and factor analysis is used to rank the groups. Whether research output is measured in total or on a per staff basis, Melbourne is in the group that ranks first, the remaining members of the 'group of eight' are in one or other of the top two groups, and at least 15 other departments are in the third-ranked group. Copyright 2006 The Economic Society Of Australia.
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Volume (Year): 82 (2006)
Issue (Month): 256 (03)
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