Are leading papers in an issue of a journal of better “quality”?

Victor Ginsburgh, 25 May 2012

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There exists a lively debate among scientists about evaluation methods. Some prefer peer review-based research assessments, while others think that bibliometric citation-based methods should be used as a verifiable mechanism for promotion and distribution of public research funds. Like peer reviews, but for other reasons, citations suffer from several problems.

Topics: Education, Frontiers of economic research
Tags: academia, academic papers, evaluation, quality control

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