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Academic Journals, Peer review, Publishing

How to address reviewer comments

You got a revise-and-resubmit request from a journal – congratulations! What now?

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Review of Economic Studies

Representation of countries in economics articles

Today, we’re using Academic Sequitur data to examine the representation of countries in economics articles. The exercise is simple*: if a country name appears in the title or abstract, we count that article as representing that country. An article can represent more than one country. Rather than looking at the total count of articles, we […]

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Academic Journals, Gender in academia

Some statistics about female authors in academia

Today, I again used data from the literature tracking tool Academic Sequitur, this time to examine some gender patterns in publishing across fields. I took article data from 2018-2020 and estimated the share of female authorships for 38 different research fields, as determined by the field of each journal.* I excluded names that could not […]

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Review of Economic Studies

Who is publishing in AER: Insights? An update

Over a year ago, I wrote a post tabulating the share of AER: Insights authors who have also published in a top-5 journal*. (The answer was 67%, significantly higher than most other journals, except those that generally solicit papers, like the Journal of Economic Literature.) Now that AER: Insights is in its second year of […]

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