Are the contributions of China and Korea upsetting the world system of science?

@article{Leydesdorff2005AreTC,
  title={Are the contributions of China and Korea upsetting the world system of science?},
  author={Loet Leydesdorff and Ping Zhou},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={63},
  pages={617-630}
}
Institutions and their aggregates are not the right units of analysis for developing a science policy with cognitive goals in view. Institutions, however, can be compared in terms of their performance with reference to their previous stages. King's (2004) 'The scientific impact of nations' has provided the data for this comparison. Evaluation of the data from this perspective along the time axis leads to completely different and hitherto overlooked conclusions: a new dynamic can… CONTINUE READING

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