, Volume 71, Issue 1, pp 117–144 | Cite as

An analysis of the determinants in Economics and Business publications by Spanish universities between 1994 and 2004

  • Raúl Ramos
  • Vicente Royuela
  • Jordi Suriñach


The objective of this study consists, firstly, of quantifying differences between Spanish universities’ output (in terms of publications and citations), and secondly, analysing its determinants. The results obtained show that there are factors which have a positive influence on these indicators, such as having a third-cycle programme, with public financing obtained in competitive selection procedures, having a large number of full-time researchers or involvement in collaborations with international institutions. However, other factors which appear to have the opposite effect were also noted. These include a higher number of students per lecturer or a lower proportion of lecturers with recognised six-year periods.


Scientific Production Bibliometric Analysis Social Science Citation Index Bibliometric Study Business Publication 
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  1. 1.AQR Research Group — IREAUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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