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What do we think are the most important journals in regional science?


  • Gunther Maier



This paper reports the results of a survey about important journals in regional science. A web-based survey among regional scientists produces results about their opinion about the quality and reputation of regional science journals. The results are analyzed for stability over various characteristics of respondents like age, affiliation, nationality, main area of specialication, etc. The results are also compared to those derived from an analysis of publication records, citations and impact factors.

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  • Gunther Maier, 2005. "What do we think are the most important journals in regional science?," ERSA conference papers ersa05p332, European Regional Science Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwrsa:ersa05p332

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    1. Diewert, W. E., 1976. "Exact and superlative index numbers," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 115-145, May.
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    1. Rolf Sternberg, 2015. "The publication and citation behaviour of economic geographers and geographical economists compared," Review of Regional Research: Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft, Springer;Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR), vol. 35(1), pages 1-27, February.
    2. Rolf Sternberg, 2013. "Collision of lions and butterflies or mutual neglect - outside the Anglo-American domain, too? The publication and citation behaviour of economic geographers and geographical economists compared," Working Papers on Innovation and Space 2013-13, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.

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