Doctoral Research in Economics: A Study of Doctoral Theses Citations at the Bangalore University
Keywords:Economics Thesis, Doctoral Research, Economics Research, Authorship Pattern, Core Journals, Bangalore University
17291 citations from 130 thesis in the doctoral dissertations submitted between 1984-2014 in the Department of Economics, Bangalore University were analysed for identifying their document types, authorship pattern, ranking of cited journals and subject wise distribution of citations. The finding reveals that nearly (60.9%) citations were from journals and books. The subject wise distribution of theses reveals that maximum thesis belongs to Micro Economics (58.46%). India, USA and UK contribute 5691 (94.68%) of total citations. The authorship pattern study reveals that the highest number of journal citations from Single authors around (70.89%) percent of total journal citations.
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