, Volume 113, Issue 2, pp 889–908 | Cite as

Measuring the publishing productivity of economics departments in Europe

  • Konstantinos ChatzimichaelEmail author
  • Pantelis Kalaitzidakis
  • Vangelis Tzouvelekas


In this paper, we assess the relative performance of economics departments in Europe using publication data in a core set of thirty-five top research journals in economics during the period 2007–2011. We measure performance on the basis of a publishing productivity index which allows to account for differences in research inputs among departments. The measurement of publishing productivity index is based on counts of quality-adjusted articles per faculty using journal-weights computed over the same period with our study. Based on publishing productivity performance, comprehensive rankings are constructed at both department and country level.


Economics departments Universities rankings Publishing productivity Europe 

JEL classifications

A11 A14 D24 I23 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Commerce, Finance and ShippingCyprus University of TechnologyLemesosCyprus
  2. 2.Department of Economics, Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of CreteRethymnoGreece

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