Trends in the Publication of Empirical Economics
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AbstractThis paper documents recent trends in the publication of empirical articles in general-interest economics journals. Three measures of journal quality are estimated. The author finds substantial differences in publication rates of empirical articles among top tier and second-tier journals, and shows that the empirical percentages among general-interest journals has been converging of late. He offers potential explanations for the negative relationship between measured journal quality and empirical publication rates, as well as the recent convergence.
CitationFiglio, David. 1994. "Trends in the Publication of Empirical Economics." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 8 (3): 179-188. DOI: 10.1257/jep.8.3.179
- A14 Sociology of Economics