Age, Cohort and Co-Authorship

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Daniel S. Hamermesh;
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: A11 | rewards in economics | B31 | bibliometrics | sociology of economics | J01 | sociology of economics, bibliometrics, rewards in economics
    • jel: jel:A11 | jel:J01 | jel:B31
      ddc: ddc:330

The previously documented trend toward more co- and multi-authored research in economics is partly (perhaps 20 percent) due to different research styles of scholars in different birth cohorts (of different ages). Most of the trend reflects profession-wide changes in res... View more
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