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  • Christian Zimmermann

    (University of Connecticut)

Abstract

This documents describes the data collection and use for the computation of rankings within RePEc (Research Papers in Economics). This encompasses the determination of impact factors for journals and working paper series, as well as the ranking of authors, institutions and geographic regions. The various ranking methods are also compared, using a snapshot of the data.

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Paper provided by University of Connecticut, Department of Economics in its series Working papers with number 2007-36.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2007
Date of revision: Mar 2009
Handle: RePEc:uct:uconnp:2007-36

Note: This paper benefited from discussions and electronic correspondence with Kit Baum, Oded Galor, Bill Goffe, N. Gregory Mankiw, and Ekkehard Schlicht. The data used in these rankings would not exist without the major contributions of Jose Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Kit Baum, Sune Karlsson, Thomas Krichel, Ivan Kurmanov and all the other volunteers working on RePEc. This version updates the previous one with several criteria that have been added since the last version, as well as updates for the tables.
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Keywords: RePEc; rankings; impact factors; working papers; h-index; citations.;

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  1. Thomas Krichel & Christian Zimmermann, 2005. "The Economics of Open Bibliographic Data Provision," Working papers 2005-01, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  2. Christian Seiler & Klaus Wohlrabe, 2011. "Ranking Economists and Economic Institutions Using RePEc: Some Remarks," Ifo Working Paper Series Ifo Working Paper No. 96, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
  3. Chang, C-L. & McAleer, M.J., 2013. "Ranking Leading Econometrics Journals Using Citations Data from ISI and RePEc," Econometric Institute Research Papers EI 2013-34, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute.
  4. Christian Seiler & Klaus Wohlrabe, 2011. "Ranking Economists on the Basis of Many Indicators: An Alternative Approach Using RePEc Data," CESifo Working Paper Series 3691, CESifo Group Munich.
  5. 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.
  6. John Gibson & David L. Anderson & John Tressler, 2012. "Which Journal Rankings Best Explain Academic Salaries? Evidence from the University of California," Working Papers in Economics 12/10, University of Waikato, Department of Economics.
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  1. > Economics Profession > Ranking in Economics
  2. > Economics Profession > Ranking in Economics > Ranking Methodology
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