How Much Influence Do Economics Professors Have on Rankings? The Case of Australia and New Zealand
AbstractThis study ranks Australian and New Zealand economics teaching departments on the basis of the research productivity of its economics professors in economics teaching departments using quality adjusted journal articles listed on the ECONLIT database for the periods 1988-2002 and for 1996-2002. The per capita research productivity of professors is highest for University of Melbourne, University of Western Australia and University of Canterbury. For a number of economics departments, the per capita research productivity is lower than the research productivity of all faculty members, using a number of criteria for 1988-2002 and 1996-2002. These universities are University of Auckland, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Griffith University and Macquarie University.
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Date of creation: 11 Jan 2007
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research productivity; economics professors; rankings of economics departments;
Other versions of this item:
- Joseph Macri & Dipendra Sinha, 2010. "How much influence do economics professors have on rankings? The case of Australia and New Zealand," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(12), pages 1559-1567.
- A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-04-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2007-04-28 (Education)
- NEP-SOG-2007-04-28 (Sociology of Economics)
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