nep-sog New Economics Papers
on Sociology of Economics
Issue of 2007‒09‒09
two papers chosen by
Jonas Holmström
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration

  1. Centres of Research Excellence in Economics in the Republic of Ireland By Frances Ruane; Richard S.J Tol
  2. Fisheries Economics and 20 years with Marine Resource Economics: A Citation Analysis By Eggert, Håkan

  1. By: Frances Ruane (Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)); Richard S.J Tol (Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI); Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI))
    Abstract: Using publication, citation and h-numbers from the Scopus and Web of Science databases, we find that research output and academic influence of economists in the Republic of Ireland are heavily skewed by researcher and by institution. A subset of the results is confirmed by similar analyses based on EconLit and IDEAS/REPEC. The analysis shows that while one university dominates in terms of numbers of economists, the more productive and most cited Irish research economists are spread across a range of institutions that are heavily concentrated in the Greater Dublin Area.
    Date: 2007–05
  2. By: Eggert, Håkan (Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, Göteborg University)
    Abstract: This paper reviews the impact of articles published in the Marine Resource Economics and within the field of fisheries economics in general over the period 1954-2004. Specific attention is given to the years 1984-2004, which is the period that Marine Resource Economics have been published. The degree of influence is assessed using citation analysis. I present the most cited papers in Marine Resource, the top ten all time cited fisheries economics papers and the most cited papers during each decade over the last 30 years. By analysing the trend of recently published papers, I can assess which ones are projected to be most influential.<p>
    Keywords: Fisheries economics; Marine resource economics; ISI
    JEL: Q22
    Date: 2006–04–01

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