The effect of a country’s name in the title of a publication on its visibility and citability

@article{Abramo2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of a country’s name in the title of a publication on its visibility and citability},
  author={Giovanni Abramo and Ciriaco Andrea D’Angelo and Flavia Di Costa},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={109},
  pages={1895-1909}
}
The objective of this research is to determine if the reference to a country in the title, keywords or abstract of a publication can influence its visibility (measured by the impact factor of the publishing journal) and citability (measured by the citations received). The study is based on Italian scientific production indexed in the Web of Science over the period 2004–2011. The analysis is conducted by comparing the values of four impact indicators for two subsets: (1) the indexed publications… 

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