A new economic journals’ ranking that takes into account the number of pages and co-authors
AbstractIn this article, I examine whether the academics reward policy must correlate positively with the number of published articles per co-author, the number of pages and journal reputation. This is accomplished by estimating a non-linear model with a panel data from 168 economics journals covered in the ISI-Web of Knowledge database (58825 articles). The data reinforces the conjecture that published article value is slightly increasing with the number of co-authors and is proportional to the number of pages. The data also suggests that there are 4 distinct groups related to journal quality that I name A, B+, B and B–.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto in its series FEP Working Papers with number 189.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2005
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Co-authorship; Value of articles; Assessment of output;
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- NEP-ALL-2005-10-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-HPE-2005-10-22 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-SOG-2005-10-22 (Sociology of Economics)
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