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.
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Chatzimichael, K., Kalaitzidakis, P. & Tzouvelekas, V. Measuring the publishing productivity of economics departments in Europe. Scientometrics 113, 889–908 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-017-2509-5
- Economics departments
- Universities rankings
- Publishing productivity