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How Do Journal Quality, Co-Authorship, and Author Order Affect Agricultural Economists' Salaries?

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  • Christiana E. Hilmer
  • Michael J. Hilmer
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    Utilizing an original data set containing annual salaries and peer-reviewed publication histories for 326 faculty members from top-ranked Ph.D.-granting programs, we examine the labor market for academic agricultural economists. The results suggest that higher quality publications have a greater impact on annual earnings, that sole authored articles have a higher return than multi-authored articles, and that no wage premium exists for being the lead author of a non-alphabetic article. Copyright 2005, Oxford University Press.

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    Article provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its journal American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 87 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 509-523

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    Handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:87:y:2005:i:2:p:509-523

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    3. Damien Besancenot & Radu Vranceanu, 2007. "Une Analyse Economique Des Politiques D'’Incitationa La Publication," CEPN Working Papers halshs-00175384, HAL.
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    7. Hilmer, Christiana E. & Hillmer, Michael J., 2008. "A Comparison of Salary Structures between Economics and Agricultural Economics Departments," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6550, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    8. Francis Bidault & Thomas Hildebrand, 2012. "The distribution of partnerships benefits: Evidence from co-authorships in economics journals," ESMT Research Working Papers ESMT-12-08, ESMT European School of Management and Technology.
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    10. Hilmer, Michael J. & Hilmer, Christiana E., 2006. "Women Helping Women in Agricultural Economics? Same-Gender Mentoring and Early Career Research Productivity for Agricultural Economics Ph.D.s," 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA 21067, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    13. Besancenot, Damien & Huynh, Kim & Vranceanu, Radu, 2006. "The "Read or Write" Dilemma in Academic Production: A European Perspective," ESSEC Working Papers DR 06021, ESSEC Research Center, ESSEC Business School.

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