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Wer trägt bei der Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik vor?

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  • Haufler, Andreas
  • Rincke, Johannes

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The Annual Congress of the German Economic Association has become one of the largest national meetings of professional economists. The contributed papers at the Congress undergo a rigorous and competitive selection procedure where only about one half of all submissions are accepted for presentation. We analyze this selection process based on data from the Congresses held between 2005 and 2008. We find that the acceptance decision depends on the previous publication record of the submitting author and on the institution with which (s)he is affiliated. Moreover, the status of being a professor increases the likelihood of acceptance, whereas completion of a Ph.D.~degree, or even a habilitation, does not.

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  • Haufler, Andreas & Rincke, Johannes, 2008. "Wer trägt bei der Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik vor?," Discussion Papers in Economics 8506, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:lmu:muenec:8506
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    1. Klaus Ritzberger, 2008. "A Ranking of Journals in Economics and Related Fields," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9, pages 402-430, November.
    2. Günther G. Schulze & Susanne Warning & Christian Wiermann, 2008. "What and How Long Does It Take to Get Tenure? The Case of Economics and Business Administration in Austria, Germany and Switzerland," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9, pages 473-505, November.
    3. Pierre-Philippe Combes & Laurent Linnemer, 2003. "Where are the Economists Who Publish? Publication Concentration and Rankings in Europe Based on Cumulative Publications," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 1(6), pages 1250-1308, December.
    4. Friedrich Schneider, 2008. "Special Issue on the Economics of the Economics Profession: Editorial," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 9, pages 397-401, November.
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    Keywords

    German Economic Association; selection process;

    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

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