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A Century of American Economic Review

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  • Benno Torgler

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    (QUT)

  • Marco Piatti

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    (QUT)

Abstract

Using information collected from American Economic Review publications of the last 100 years, we try to provide answers to various questions: Which are the top AER publishing institutions and countries? Which are the top AER papers based on citation success? How frequently is someone able to publish in AER? How equally is citation success distributed? Who are the top AER publishing authors? What is the level of cooperation among the authors? What drives the alphabetical name ordering? What are the individual characteristics of the AER authors, editors, editorial board members, and referees? How frequently do women publish in AER? What is the relationship between academic age, publication performance, and citation success? What are the paper characteristics? What influences the level of technique used in articles? Do connections have an influence on citation success? Who receives awards? Can awards increase the probability of publishing in AER at a later stage?

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Paper provided by School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology in its series School of Economics and Finance Discussion Papers and Working Papers Series with number 266.

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Length: 130 pages
Date of creation: 21 Feb 2011
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Handle: RePEc:qut:dpaper:266

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Keywords: American Economic Review; publishing economics; rankings; cooperation; authors; editors; board members; referees; connections; awards; paper characteristics; economic history; history of economic thoug;

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  1. 100 years of the AER
    by Joshua Gans in Core Economics on 2011-03-02 02:49:06
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    by David Stern in Stochastic Trend on 2011-03-02 13:10:00
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