nep-sog New Economics Papers
on Sociology of Economics
Issue of 2016‒12‒04
one paper chosen by
Jonas Holmström
Axventure AB

  1. Title characteristics and citations in economics By Wohlrabe, Klaus; Gnewuch, Matthias

  1. By: Wohlrabe, Klaus; Gnewuch, Matthias
    Abstract: We investigate the relationship between article title characteristics and citations in economics using a large data set from Web of Science. Our results suggest that articles with a short title that also contains a non-alphanumeric character achieve a higher citation count.
    Keywords: articles, title characteristics, citations, non-alphanumeric characters, title length
    JEL: A12 A14
    Date: 2016–11–30

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