Nber Working Paper Series Collaborating with People like Me: Ethnic Co-authorship within the Us

Abstract

This study examines the ethnic identify of the authors of over 1.5 million scientific papers written solely in the US from 1985 to 2008. In this period the proportion of US-based authors with English and European names fell while the proportion of US-based authors with names from China and other developing countries increased. The evidence shows that… (More)

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