Journal ratings as predictors of articles quality in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: an analysis based on the Italian Research Evaluation Exercise

The aim of this paper is to understand whether the probability of receiving positive peer reviews is influenced by having published in an independently assessed, high-ranking journal: we eventually interpret a positive relationship among peer evaluation and journal ranking as evidence that journal r...

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Volume: 4
Main Author: Bonaccorsi, Andrea
Cicero, Tindaro
Ferrara, Antonio
Malgarini, Marco
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: England F1000Research 2015-00-00
F1000 Research Ltd
published in: F1000 research Vol. 4; p. 196
Data of publication: 2015-00-00
ISSN: 2046-1402
EISSN: 2046-1402
Discipline: Medicine
Women's Studies
Bibliography: The paper is the result of a common effort of the authors. However, Andrea Bonaccorsi can be credited for the “Introduction” and the “Conclusions”, while Antonio Ferrara took care of the “Methods” section and Tindaro Cicero and Marco Malgarini were jointly responsible for the estimates contained in the “The influence of journal classification on the article score” section. All authors have read and agreed to the final content of the manuscript.
Competing interests: No competing interests were disclosed.
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