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Utveckling och spridning av forskning: fallet effektivitetsforskning


  • Försund, Finn R

    () (Department of Economics, University of Oslo)

  • Sarafoglou, Nikias

    () (Inst för Samhällsvetenskap, Mittuniversitetet)


Recent availability of electronically accessible database of journal articles makes studies of the diffusion of papers through citations possible. Citation peaks have been found to be typically five to seven years, with a long tailing off. A seminal paper on theoretical and applied efficiency analysis followed quite another diffusion pattern.

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  • Försund, Finn R & Sarafoglou, Nikias, 2005. "Utveckling och spridning av forskning: fallet effektivitetsforskning," Working Papers in Economics 181, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:gunwpe:0181

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    bibliometric methods; Farrell efficiency measures; DEA;

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    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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