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Academic Rankings with RePEc

  • Christian Zimmermann

    (University of Connecticut)

This documents describes the data collection and use for the computation of rankings within RePEc (Research Papers in Economics). This encompasses the determination of impact factors for journals and working paper series, as well as the ranking of authors, institutions and geographic regions. The various ranking methods are also compared, using a snapshot of the data.

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Paper provided by University of Connecticut, Department of Economics in its series Working papers with number 2007-36.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2007
Date of revision: Mar 2009
Handle: RePEc:uct:uconnp:2007-36
Note: This paper benefited from discussions and electronic correspondence with Kit Baum, Oded Galor, Bill Goffe, N. Gregory Mankiw, and Ekkehard Schlicht. The data used in these rankings would not exist without the major contributions of Jose Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Kit Baum, Sune Karlsson, Thomas Krichel, Ivan Kurmanov and all the other volunteers working on RePEc. This version updates the previous one with several criteria that have been added since the last version, as well as updates for the tables.
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  1. Chia-Lin Chang & Michael McAleer, 2013. "Ranking Leading Econometrics Journals using Citations Data from ISI and RePEc," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 13-173/III, Tinbergen Institute.
  2. John Gibson & David L. Anderson & John Tressler, 2014. "Which Journal Rankings Best Explain Academic Salaries? Evidence From The University Of California," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 52(4), pages 1322-1340, October.
  3. Seiler, Christian & Wohlrabe, Klaus, 2012. "Ranking economists on the basis of many indicators: An alternative approach using RePEc data," Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 389-402.
  4. Christian Seiler & Klaus Wohlrabe, 2011. "Ranking Economists and Economic Institutions Using RePEc: Some Remarks," Ifo Working Paper Series Ifo Working Paper No. 96, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
  5. Thomas Krichel & Christian Zimmermann, 2005. "The Economics of Open Bibliographic Data Provision," Working papers 2005-01, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  6. Frances Ruane & Richard S.J. Tol, 2007. "Refined (Successive) H-Indices: An Application To Economics In The Republic Of Ireland," Working Papers FNU-130, Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University, revised Mar 2007.
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