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Research requirements for promotion and tenure at PhD granting departments of economics


  • Gaines Liner
  • Ellen Sewell


We surveyed 125 chairs of PhD granting departments of economics for their valuation of articles in top-tier journals relative to less prestigious journals, for co-author contribution relative to single author contribution and for the worth of books and grants relative to journal articles.

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  • Gaines Liner & Ellen Sewell, 2009. "Research requirements for promotion and tenure at PhD granting departments of economics," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(8), pages 765-768.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:16:y:2009:i:8:p:765-768
    DOI: 10.1080/13504850701221998

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    1. Michael A. McPherson & Myungsup Kim & Megan Dorman & Nishelli Perera, 2013. "Research output at US economics departments," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(9), pages 889-892, June.
    2. Joao Ricardo Faria & Peter McAdam, 2014. "Does Tenure Make Researchers Less Productive? The Case of the “Specialist”," School of Economics Discussion Papers 0514, School of Economics, University of Surrey.

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