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Publishing economics : analyses of the academic journal market in economics

Author: Joshua S Gans
Publisher: Cheltenham (GB) ; Northampton (Mass.) : E. Elgar, cop. 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Economists tend to attach more value to the publication of articles in the refereed journals than to the publication of books. This volume contains 15 articles on the practices of economic journals.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua S Gans
ISBN: 1840642831 9781840642834
OCLC Number: 470441735
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Bibliogr. en fin de chapitres. Index.
Description: XIV-294 p. : tabl. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Success and rejection in economics: life among the econ, Axel Leijonhufvud; the young economist's guide to professional etiquette, Daniel Hamermesh; how are the mighty fallen - rejected classic articles by leading economists, Joshua Gans and George Shepherd; ageing and productivity among economists, Sharon Oster and Daniel Hamermesh. Part 2 Referees and editors: facts and myths about refereeing, Daniel Hamermesh; is there value added from the review process in economics? Preliminary evidence from authors, David Laband; the effects of double-blind versus single-blind reviewing - experimental evidence from the "American Economic Review", Rebecca Blank; favouritism versus search for good papers - empirical evidence regarding the behaviour of journal editors, David Laband and Michael Piette; why referees are not paid (enough), Maxim Engers and Joshua Gans. Part 3 To co-author or not to co-author: estimates of the returns to quality and co-authorship in economic academia, Raymond Sauer; trends in multi-authored papers in economics, John Hudson; first author conditions, Maxim Engers et al. Part 4 The influence of economics journals: the journals of economics, George Stigler et al; the scholarly journal literature of economics - a historical profile of the AER, JPE and QJE, David Laband and John Wells; the relative impacts of economics journals, 1970-1990, David Laband and Michael Piette.
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