Dynamic Impact Factors and Escalating Journal Self Citations

@inproceedings{Maasoumi2013DynamicIF,
  title={Dynamic Impact Factors and Escalating Journal Self Citations},
  author={Esfandiar Maasoumi and Michael McAleer},
  year={2013}
}
The paper focuses on the robustness of rankings of academic journal quality and research impact in general, and in Economics, in particular, based on the widely-used Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science citations database (ISI). The paper analyses journals using quantifiable Research Assessment Measures (RAMs), and highlights the similarities and differences in various RAMs which are based on alternative transformations of citations and influence. All existing RAMs to date have been static, so… CONTINUE READING

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