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dc.contributor.authorHenrekson, Magnusen_US
dc.contributor.authorWaldenström, Danielen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-28T13:02:56Z-
dc.date.available2012-03-28T13:02:56Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/56091-
dc.description.abstractBillions of euros are allocated every year to university research. Increased specialisation and international integration of research and researchers has sharply raised the need for comparisons of performance across fields, institutions and individual researchers. However, there is still no consensus regarding how such rankings should be conducted and what output measures are appropriate to use. We rank all full professors in a particular discipline, economics, in one European nation using seven established, and some of them commonly used, measures of research performance. Our examination shows both that the rank order can vary greatly across measures, and that depending on the measure used the distribution of total research out-put is valued very differently. The renowned KMS measure in economics stands out among the measures analysed here. It exhibits the weakest correlation with the others used in our study. We conclude by giving advice to funding councils and others assessing research quality on how to think about the use of both quantitative and qualitative measures of performance.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aEkonomiska Forskningsinst. |cStockholmen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance |x693en_US
dc.subject.jelA11en_US
dc.subject.jelA14en_US
dc.subject.jelB41en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordImpact of researchen_US
dc.subject.keywordRankingen_US
dc.subject.keywordResearch productivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordBibliometricsen_US
dc.subject.keywordImpact Factoren_US
dc.subject.stwÖkonomenen_US
dc.subject.stwPublikationsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwRanking-Verfahrenen_US
dc.subject.stwPublikationsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleHow should research performances be measures? Evidence from rankings of academic economistsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn559755600en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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