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Title: The evolution of the graduation-publication process
Authors: Liu, H. 
Park, C. 
Keywords: Economics publication
Economics research
Issue Date: 2004
Source: Liu, H., Park, C. (2004). The evolution of the graduation-publication process. Economics of Education Review 23 (5) : 519-531. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper examines the evolution of the graduation-publication process of economics PhDs over the past three decades. Using data on their first publications in top economics journals, we find that the process has considerably slowed down. The number of pages, authors and informal collaborators per article, and the PhD's place of work can partially explain the increase in the length between graduation and the first publication. Other factors, such as the expansion of the economics profession, the fall in the acceptance rate of the top journals, and the increase in the competition across and within cohorts also account for the longer duration between graduation and publication. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Economics of Education Review
ISSN: 02727757
DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2004.01.004
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