The Editors and Authors of Economics Journals: a Case of Institutional Oligopoly?

@inproceedings{Hodgson1999TheEA,
  title={The Editors and Authors of Economics Journals: a Case of Institutional Oligopoly?},
  author={Geoffrey M. Hodgson and Harry Rothman},
  year={1999}
}
This paper examines data on the institutional backgrounds of editors and authors of the top 30 economics journals, identi®ed by their 1995 citation impact. It is revealed, for example, that 70.8% of the journal editors were located in the United States, and twelve U.S. universities accounted for the location of more than 38.9%. Concerning journal article authors, 65.7% were located in U.S. institutions and twelve U.S. universities accounted for 21.8%. Arguably, the degree of institutional and… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

`Core journals: a reappraisal of the diamond list', ECONOMIC JOURNAL, vol

M. P. Burton, E. Phimister
105, no. 2 (March), pp. 361±73. • 1995
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

`Rankings of U.S. economics departments

Dusansky, Richard, Vernon, J Clayton
Journal of Economic Perspectives, • 1998

Technological Evolution, Variety and the Economy

Saviotti, Pier Paolo
Aldershot: Edward Elgar. • 1996

` Measuring the quality of academic journals : the case of economics ' ,

M. P. Burton, E. Phimister
Journal of Post Keynesian Economics • 1996

`Measuring the quality of academic journals: the case of economics', Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol

Beed, Clive, Cara
18, no. 3 (Spring), pp. 369±96. • 1996

` Core journals : a reappraisal of the diamond list ' ,

E. Ray Canterbery
ECONOMIC JOURNAL • 1995

`The journals of economics', Journal of Political Economy, vol

Stigler, J. George, M. Stephen, Friedland, Claire
105, no. 2 ( June), pp. 331±59. • 1995

`The perils of peer review in economics and other sciences', Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol

S. FoÈlster
5, no. 1 (February), pp. 43±57. • 1995
View 1 Excerpt

`The productivity of economics departments in the U.S.: publications in the core journals

Conroy, E Michael, +3 authors Anne Kildegaard
Journal of Economic Literature, • 1995

Market Structure, Corporate Performance and Innovative Activity

Geroski, A. Paul
Oxford: Oxford University Press. • 1994

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…