How Many Is Too Many? On the Relationship between Research Productivity and Impact

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Over the last few decades, the institutionalisation of quantitative research evaluations has created incentives for scholars to publish as many papers as possible. This paper assesses the effects of such incentives on individual researchers' scientific impact, by analysing the relationship between their number of articles and their proportion of highly… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162709

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