The effect of university mergers on the Shanghai ranking

@article{Docampo2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of university mergers on the Shanghai ranking},
  author={D. Docampo and D. Egret and Lawrence Cram},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={104},
  pages={175-191}
}
The growing influence of the idea of world-class universities and the associated phenomenon of international academic rankings are intriguing issues for contemporary comparative analyses of higher education. Although the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU or the Shanghai ranking) was originally devised to assess the gap between Chinese universities and world-class universities, it has since been credited with roles in stimulating higher education change on many scales, from increasing… Expand

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