Who publishes in “predatory” journals?

@article{Xia2015WhoPI,
  title={Who publishes in “predatory” journals?},
  author={Jingfeng Xia and Jennifer L. Harmon and Kevin Connolly and Ryan M. Donnelly and Mary R. Anderson and Heather A. Howard},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
  year={2015},
  volume={66}
}
Many open access journals have a reputation for being of low quality and being dishonest with regard to peer review and publishing costs. [] Key Result We believe that economic and sociocultural conditions in these developing countries have contributed to the differences found in authorship between "predatory" and "nonpredatory" journals.

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