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A Rational, Successive G-Index Applied To Economics Departments In Ireland

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  • Richard S.J. Tol

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    (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland)

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A rational, successive g-index is proposed, and applied to economics departments in Ireland. The successive g-index has greater discriminatory power than the successive h-index, and the rational index performs better still. The rational, successive g-index is also more robust to difference in department size.

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Paper provided by Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University in its series Working Papers with number FNU-147.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2007
Date of revision: Sep 2007
Publication status: Published, Journal of Informetrics, 2, 149-155
Handle: RePEc:sgc:wpaper:147

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  1. Frances Ruane & Richard S.J. Tol, 2007. "Centres of Research Excellence in Economics in the Republic of Ireland," Papers WP180, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  2. Frances Ruane & Richard S.J. Tol, 2007. "Refined (Successive) H-Indices: An Application To Economics In The Republic Of Ireland," Working Papers FNU-130, Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University, revised Mar 2007.
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