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Publishing economics : analyses of the academic journal market in economics

Author: Joshua Gans
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"Economists are peculiar social scientists not least because they attach enormous value to the publication of articles in the refereed journals and virtually no value to the publication of books."  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Gans
ISBN: 1840649321 9781840649321
OCLC Number: 47867750
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction Part I: Success and Rejection in Economics 1. Life Among the Econ 2. The Young Economist's Guide to Professional Etiquette 3. How are the Might Fallen 4. Aging and Productivity Among Economists Part II: Referees and Editors 5. Facts and Myths About Refereeing 6. Is There Value Added from the Review Process in Economics? 7. The Effects of Double-Blind versus Single-Blind Reviewing 8. Favoritism versus Search for Good Papers 9. Why Referees are not Paid (Enough) Part III: To Co-Author or Not to Co-Author 10. Estimates of the Returns to Quality and Co-authorship in Economic Academia 11. Trends in Multi-Authored Papers in Economics 12. First Author Conditions Part IV: The Influence of Economics Journals 13. The Journals of Economics 14. The Scholarly Journal Literature of Economics 15. The Relative Impacts of Economics Journals Index
Responsibility: edited by J. Gans.


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