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Measuring the publishing productivity of economics departments in Europe

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  • Konstantinos Chatzimichael

    (Cyprus University of Technology)

  • Pantelis Kalaitzidakis

    (University of Crete)

  • Vangelis Tzouvelekas

    (University of Crete)

Abstract

In this paper, we assess the relative performance of economics departments in Europe using publication data in a core set of thirty-five top research journals in economics during the period 2007–2011. We measure performance on the basis of a publishing productivity index which allows to account for differences in research inputs among departments. The measurement of publishing productivity index is based on counts of quality-adjusted articles per faculty using journal-weights computed over the same period with our study. Based on publishing productivity performance, comprehensive rankings are constructed at both department and country level.

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  • Konstantinos Chatzimichael & Pantelis Kalaitzidakis & Vangelis Tzouvelekas, 2017. "Measuring the publishing productivity of economics departments in Europe," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 113(2), pages 889-908, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:scient:v:113:y:2017:i:2:d:10.1007_s11192-017-2509-5
    DOI: 10.1007/s11192-017-2509-5
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    Economics departments; Universities rankings; Publishing productivity; Europe;
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    JEL classification:

    • A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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