Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study

@article{Perlin2018IsPP,
  title={Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study},
  author={Marcelo S. Perlin and Takeyoshi Imasato and Denis Borenstein},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={116},
  pages={255-273}
}
Using a database of potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals, the objective of this research is to study the penetration of predatory publications in the Brazilian academic system and the profile of authors in a cross-section empirical study. Based on a massive amount of publications from Brazilian researchers of all disciplines during the 2000–2015 period, we were able to analyze the extent of predatory publications using an econometric modeling. Descriptive… Expand
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