ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: MEASUREMENT METHODS USED IN SOCIO - ECONOMIC SCIENCES

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Ioana Alexandra HORODNIC (2014)
  • Journal: THE YEARBOOK OF THE “GH. ZANE” INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC RESEARCHES, volume 23, issue 1, pages 5-17
  • Subject: ranking, measurement methods, academic performance, biliometrics, peer review

Evaluation of scientific research is crucial, however, although numerous studies have been conducted in this area, it is not easy to measure academic productivity/ performance. The most important perspective in measuring the productivity/ performance comes from the economic field, where it is the ratio between outputs and inputs for a particular product. This article aims to address the most important elements to be considered in the measurement of scientific research: types of indicators, qualitative/ quantitative respectively simple/ composite, level of measurement, micro, respectively macro indicators and the limits of those indicators. Also, this paper presents evidences regarding academic performance for Romanian university professors in economics and business administration from North – East Romania
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