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Article length bias in journal rankings

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  • László Á. Kóczy

    ()
    (Budapest Tech)

  • Alexandru Nichifor

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    (Department of Economics, Maastricht University)

  • Martin Strobel

    ()
    (Department of Economics, Maastricht University)

Abstract

The quality of publications, approximated by the containing journal's quality indicator, is often the basis for hire and promotion in academic and research positions. Over the years a handful of ranking methods have been proposed. Discussing the most prominent methods we show that they are inherently biased against journals publishing short papers.

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Paper provided by Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management in its series Working Paper Series with number 0902.

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Length: 7 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:pkk:wpaper:0902

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Keywords: quality ranking; paper length; impact factor; invariant method; LP method;

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