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A Study of the Publication of Scholarly Output in Economics Journals

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  • Michael J. Piette

    (Economic Research Services)

  • Kevin L. Ross

    (University of North Carolina, Wilmington)

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this paper is to extend previous research by investigating the allocation of space (number of printed pages) by editors and co-editors of economics journals. We present evidence indicating that the average article length may be affected by the author's previously established and currently existing affiliations with editors and co-editors. Networks established in graduate school or through current employment appear to be one factor in the space allocation decision while gender does not. As a result, non-affiliated women and men authors are equally affected in the allocation of scarce journal space.

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    Article provided by Eastern Economic Association in its journal Eastern Economic Journal.

    Volume (Year): 18 (1992)
    Issue (Month): 4 (Fall)
    Pages: 429-436

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    Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:18:y:1992:i:4:p:429-436

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    Keywords: Economics Journals; Economics; Journals;

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    1. Stigler, George J & Friedland, Claire, 1975. "The Citation Practices of Doctorates in Economics," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 83(3), pages 477-507, June.
    2. Liebowitz, S J & Palmer, J P, 1984. "Assessing the Relative Impacts of Economic Journals," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 22(1), pages 77-88, March.
    3. Marianne A. Ferber & Michelle Teiman, 1980. "Are Women Economists at a Disadvantage in Publishing Journal Articles?," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 6(3-4), pages 189-193, Aug-Oct.
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    1. Hollis, Aidan, 2001. "Co-authorship and the output of academic economists," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(4), pages 503-530, September.

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