Varia on Impact Factors, Journals, Publishing …

17 September 2013 at 8:46 am 1 comment

| Nicolai Foss |

  • Here is an interesting popular piece from The Atlantic about, among other things, a Brazilian citation cartel.
  • Yes, replication papers are publishable in social science journals; check out this post.
  • We have Management Science, Marketing Science, Organization Science … Now we will also have Sociological Science.
  • Very interesting piece on harmful, unintended consequences of journal rankings, such as more misconduct, more retractions, less reliable research, and so on.

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  • 1. Isaac  |  17 September 2013 at 11:49 pm

    My favorite passage from the fourth item in your list, the article by Brembs et al. (2013): “Much like dowsing, homeopathy or astrology, journal rank seems to appeal to subjective impressions of certain effects, but these effects disappear as soon as they are subjected to scientific scrutiny.” Now, for the most part, the article discusses research in the natural sciences, what do you think is the situation in the social sciences?

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