Age and the Nobel prize revisited

Abstract

This paper analyzes the relationship between age and productivity for Nobel prize winners in science during the period 1901–1992. The relationship found is field dependent as well as dependent upon the definition used to measure the age at which the ward-winning work was done. The results suggest that although it does not require extraordinary youth to do… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02026517

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@article{Stephan1993AgeAT, title={Age and the Nobel prize revisited}, author={Paula E. Stephan and Sharon G. Levin}, journal={Scientometrics}, year={1993}, volume={28}, pages={387-399} }