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East Asian rankings of economics departments

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  • Jin, Jang C.
  • Hong, Jin-Heon
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    This paper updates a previous ranking of economics research output in East Asia based upon page counts of articles published in sixty quality journals. A salient feature of the results is that research productivity of economics profession in East Asia has improved substantially since the early 1990s. The research output of top-tier universities in East Asia these days appears comparable to that of major state universities in the United States about a decade ago.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Asian Economics.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 74-82

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:asieco:v:19:y:2008:i:1:p:74-82

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    1. Johan Fourie & Leigh Gardner, 2014. "The internationalization of economic history: a puzzle," Economic History Working Papers 56786, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
    2. David L. Anderson & John Tressler, 2009. "The Excellence in Research for Australia Scheme: An Evaluation of the Draft Journal Weights for Economics," Working Papers in Economics 09/07, University of Waikato, Department of Economics.
    3. Jang Jin & Eden Yu, 2011. "World Ranking of Real Estate Research: Recent Changes in School Competitiveness and Research Institutions," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 229-246, February.
    4. Jin, Jang C., 2009. "Economic research and economic growth: Evidence from East Asian economies," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 150-155, March.

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