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Research Productivity in Business Economics: An Investigation of Austrian, German and Swiss Universities

  • Oliver Fabel
  • Miriam Hein
  • Robert Hofmeister

We draw on a new and comprehensive dataset that collects the research output of business economists employed by Austrian, German and Swiss universities. We compute research rankings of departments and identify the leading departments in selected subdisciplines. Moreover, we investigate how institutional design and individual characteristics affect research productivity and draw some conclusions for the training of junior scientists. Copyright 2008 The Authors. Journal Compilation Verein für Socialpolitik and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008.

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Volume (Year): 9 (2008)
Issue (Month): (November)
Pages: 506-531

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