Who Cites What?
AbstractPhD students have the talent and incentives to identify important, emerging areas in their research. As many of these students will go on to academic careers, this paper uses the citations patterns embodied in their research as a possible leading indicator of what the future may hold in economics and business. We identify areas, articles and authors that PhD students judge to be important and analyse intriguing empirical regularities regarding the citation of Australian publications, reciprocal citations among institutions, the link between institutional size and citations, and the age of publications when cited.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics in its series Economics Discussion / Working Papers with number 01-16.
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- Arthur M. Diamond Jr., 1986. "What is a Citation Worth?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 21(2), pages 200-215.
- Eagly, Robert V, 1975. "Economics Journals as a Communications Network," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 878-88, September.
- Qiang, Ye & Clements, Kenneth W, 1999. "Ten Years of the PHD Conference in Economics and Business," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 75(230), pages 301-12, September.
- Quandt, Richard E, 1976. "Some Quantitative Aspects of the Economics Journal Literature," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 84(4), pages 741-55, August.
- Daranee Chenhall & Kenneth W. Clements, 1995. "THE PRODUCTION OF PhDs IN ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS BY AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 14(2), pages 49-66, 06.
- Claudia Burgio-Ficca & Hristos Doucouliagos, 2006.
"Substitution and Complementarity in the Creation and Communication of Australian University Research,"
2006_19, Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.
- Claudia Burgio-Ficca & Hristos Doucouliagos, 2007. "Substitution And Complementarity In The Creation And Communication Of Australian University Research ," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(2), pages 170-190, 06.
- Rodgers, Joan R. & Valadkhani, Abbas, 2005. "Ranking of Australian Economics Departments Based on Their Total and Per Academic Staff Research Output," Economics Working Papers wp05-18, School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
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