How much is a collaboration worth? A calibrated bibliometric model

@article{Katz1997HowMI,
  title={How much is a collaboration worth? A calibrated bibliometric model},
  author={J. Sylvan Katz and Diana Hicks},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={40},
  pages={541-554}
}
Interest in collaboration is increasing in policy circles. There are numerous international and national programs to encourage collaboration, for example, between university and industry researchers. However, little is know about the way in which collaboration changes the impact of a research publication. This paper explores how the impact (average citations per paper) varies with different types of collaboration. A calibrated bibliometric model is derived that demonstrates that collaborating… CONTINUE READING
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