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Outperform your neighbors

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Abstract

A new framework of international comparisons is advised: each country is gauged against its bordering countries. This approach has several undeniable drawbacks, but by revealing some otherwise hidden patterns, advantageously supplements the customary comparison methods.

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Correspondence to András Schubert.

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Schubert, A., Schubert, M. Outperform your neighbors. Scientometrics 80, 553–558 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-008-2209-2

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Keywords

  • Malaysia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • International Comparison
  • Venezuela
  • Kuwait