Birolo, Adriano and Rosselli, Annalisa (2009): Research standards for the Italian young academics: what has changed over the last thirty years?
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In this paper the authors present the findings of their research on a vast database containing the relevant information on the scientific characteristics of the three cohorts of assistant professors recruited in Italy in the early 1980s, the 1990s and the first few years of the new millennium. Their first objective is to trace out the scientific profile of the assistant professor in the early 1980s and the changes that came about in the following twenty-five years due to general changes in the profession and in the specific conditions of the Italian academic market. The second aim is to see what turn in direction the scientific standard has taken for access to a career as a young professor of economics, the number and typology of publications, the fields of research.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Research standards for the Italian young academics: what has changed over the last thirty years?|
|Keywords:||evolution of the scientific standard, research output, “representative” economist, academic market for economists, evaluation|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B23 - Econometrics ; Quantitative and Mathematical Studies
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics ; Role of Economists ; Market for Economists
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A14 - Sociology of Economics
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B41 - Economic Methodology
|Depositing User:||Adriano Birolo|
|Date Deposited:||16. Mar 2010 15:24|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 23:21|
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