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  • Christian Zimmermann

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    (Research Division, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, P.O. Box 442, St. Louis MO 63166–0442,USA
    Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn, Germany
    CESifo, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich, Germany
    Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Via Patara, 3, 47921 Rimini (RN), Italy)

Abstract

This article describes the data collection and use of data for the computation of rankings within RePEc (Research Papers in Economics). This encompasses the determination of impact factors for journals and working paper series, as well as the ranking of authors, institutions, and geographic regions. The various ranking methods are also compared, using a snapshot of the data.

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Article provided by MDPI, Open Access Journal in its journal Econometrics.

Volume (Year): 1 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 249-280

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Handle: RePEc:gam:jecnmx:v:1:y:2013:i:3:p:249-280:d:31450

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Keywords: economics; bibliometrics; RePEc; ranking economists; ranking research institutions; ranking journals; ranking articles;

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  1. Seiler, Christian & Wohlrabe, Klaus, 2012. "Ranking economists on the basis of many indicators: An alternative approach using RePEc data," Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 389-402.
  2. Thomas Krichel & Christian Zimmermann, 2005. "The Economics of Open Bibliographic Data Provision," Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics 2005-01, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  3. Christian Seiler & Klaus Wohlrabe, 2011. "Ranking Economists and Economic Institutions Using RePEc: Some Remarks," Ifo Working Paper Series, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich Ifo Working Paper No. 96, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
  4. John Gibson & David L. Anderson & John Tressler, 2012. "Which Journal Rankings Best Explain Academic Salaries? Evidence from the University of California," Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato, Department of Economics 12/10, University of Waikato, Department of Economics.
  5. Chang, C-L. & McAleer, M.J., 2013. "Ranking Leading Econometrics Journals Using Citations Data from ISI and RePEc," Econometric Institute Research Papers, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute EI 2013-34, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute.
  6. Frances Ruane & Richard S.J. Tol, 2007. "Refined (Successive) H-Indices: An Application To Economics In The Republic Of Ireland," Working Papers, Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University FNU-130, Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University, revised Mar 2007.
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  1. > Economics Profession > Ranking in Economics
  2. > Economics Profession > Ranking in Economics > Ranking Methodology
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