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ERIC Number: EJ1080070
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1353-8322
Ranking Romanian Academic Departments in Three Fields of Study Using the "g"-Index
Miroiu, Adrian; Paunescu, Mihai; Vîiu, Gabriel-Alexandru
Quality in Higher Education, v21 n2 p189-212 2015
The scientific performance of 64 political science, sociology and marketing departments in Romania is investigated with the aid of the "g"-index. The assessment of departments based on the "g"-index shows, within each of the three types of departments that make up the population of the study, a strong polarisation between top performers (very few) and weak performers (much more numerous). This alternative assessment is also found to be largely consistent with an official ranking of departments carried out in 2011 by the Ministry of Education. To conduct the evaluation of departments the individual scientific output of 1385 staff members working in the fields of political science, sociology and marketing is first determined with the aid of the "Publish or Perish" software based on the Google Scholar database. Distinct department rankings are then created within each field using a successive (second-order) "g"-index.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Romania