Crossing the hurdle: the determinants of individual scientific performance

@article{Baccini2014CrossingTH,
  title={Crossing the hurdle: the determinants of individual scientific performance},
  author={Alberto Baccini and Lucio Barabesi and Martina Cioni and Caterina Pisani},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={101},
  pages={2035-2062}
}
An original cross-sectional dataset referring to a medium-sized Italian university is implemented in order to analyze the determinants of scientific research production at individual level. [] Key Method In this setting, the goodness-of-fit of several Poisson mixture regression models are explored by assuming an extensive set of explanatory variables. As to the personal observable characteristics of the researchers, the results emphasize the age effect and the gender productivity gap—as previously documented…

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