Patterns of Productivity in the Finance Literature: A Study of the Bibliometric Distributions

@article{Chung1990PatternsOP,
  title={Patterns of Productivity in the Finance Literature: A Study of the Bibliometric Distributions},
  author={K. Chung and Raymond A. K. Cox},
  journal={Journal of Finance},
  year={1990},
  volume={45},
  pages={301-309}
}
  • K. Chung, Raymond A. K. Cox
  • Published 1990
  • Economics
  • Journal of Finance
  • This study finds a bibliometric regularity in the finance literature that the number of authors publishing n papers is about 1/n(superscript "c") of those publishing one paper. The authors find that the finance literature conforms very well to the inverse square law(c = 2) if data are taken from a large collection of journals. When applied to individual finance journals, they find that values of c range from 1.95 to 3.26. They also find that top-rated journals have higher concentrations among… CONTINUE READING
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