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Determinants of Co-Authorship in Economics: The French Case

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  • Damien BESANCENOT
  • Kim HUYNH
  • Francisco SERRANITO

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This paper aims at estimating the determinants of co-authorship in economics. More specifically, we test the existence of a potential relationship between the research efficiency of an individual and that of his co-authors using a novem database of French academics. The main empirical result is that the number and the quality of a researcher's co-authors reflect the productivity of this researcher.
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  • Damien BESANCENOT & Kim HUYNH & Francisco SERRANITO, 2015. "Determinants of Co-Authorship in Economics: The French Case," LEO Working Papers / DR LEO 2242, Orleans Economics Laboratory / Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orleans (LEO), University of Orleans.
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