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Evaluating the Performance of UK Research in Economics

  • Nicholas Vasilakos


    (Economics, Keele University)

  • Gauthier Lanot


    (Keele University, Department of Economics)

  • Tim Worrall


    (Economics, Keele University)

This paper reports on available bibliometric evidence on the performance of UK research in economics. It examines some standard and non-standard sources of bibliometric evidence and in particular evidence from the ISI and EconLit databases and the Repository of Papers in Economics (RePEc). It also reports on research capacity of UK economics and some non-bibliometric sources of evidence.

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Paper provided by Centre for Economic Research, Keele University in its series Keele Economics Research Papers with number KERP 2007/10.

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Length: 71 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Handle: RePEc:kee:kerpuk:2007/10
Note: Research for this project has been sponsored by the Royal Economic Society. The views expresed in the paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Royal Economic Society. The authors wish to thank Alan Carruth and Denise Osborn for helpful comments and discussions on this report, and to Christian Zimmermann for valuable comments on an earlier draft.
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