Intra-EU vs. extra-EU scientific co-publication patterns in EU

@article{Mattsson2007IntraEUVE,
  title={Intra-EU vs. extra-EU scientific co-publication patterns in EU},
  author={Pauline Mattsson and Patrice Laget and Anna Nilsson and Carl Johan Sundberg},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={75},
  pages={555-574}
}
The increase of co-authored papers is a recognized fact. At the same time the factors influencing this change is not well known. This article aims at studying the patterns of EU science co-authorships. We analyzed articles published in 18 EU countries and their intra-EU (within EU) and extra-EU (with partners outside EU) co-publication pattern in five scientific fields. The results point to a Europeanisation of shared co-authorship rather than an internationalization outside Europe. Smaller… CONTINUE READING