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The World Cup of Economics Journals: A Ranking by a Tournament Method

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  • László Á. Kóczy

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    (Óbuda University)

  • Martin Strobel

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A ranking of journals is manipulable if a particular journal's position can be improved by making additional citations to other journals. We introduce a simple ranking method that is not not manipulable and is invariant to citation intensities, journal scaling and article-splitting. The ranking of economics journals is presented and is compared to rankings by alternative methods in the recent years.

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Paper provided by Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management in its series Working Paper Series with number 1011.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:pkk:wpaper:1011.rdf

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  1. The World Cup of Economics Journals
    by László Á. Kóczy in Game theory, research & other stuff on 2010-09-11 21:04:00

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  1. Ho Fai Chan & Bruno S. Frey & Jana Gallus & Benno Torgler, 2013. "Does The John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity And Citation Success?," CREMA Working Paper Series 2013-02, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA).
  2. George Emm. Halkos & Nickolaos G. Tzeremes, 2011. "Measuring Economic Journals' Citation Efficiency: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2011_13, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.

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