Doctoral Research in Economics: A Study of Doctoral Theses Citations at the Bangalore University

Authors

  • S. Muthuraja Senior Scale Librarian, Government First Grade College, Bukkapatna, Karnataka, India & Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Bangalore University, JB Campus, Karnataka, India
  • M. Veerabasavaiah Former Professor and Chairman, Department of Library and Information Science, Bangalore University, JB Campus, Karnataka, India
  • K. V. Mohan Kumar Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Bangalore University, JB Campus, Karnataka, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss-2021.11.2.2999

Keywords:

Economics Thesis, Doctoral Research, Economics Research, Authorship Pattern, Core Journals, Bangalore University

Abstract

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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Published

05-11-2021

How to Cite

Muthuraja, S., Veerabasavaiah, M., & Mohan Kumar, K. V. (2021). Doctoral Research in Economics: A Study of Doctoral Theses Citations at the Bangalore University. Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services, 11(2), 9–15. https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss-2021.11.2.2999