Individual and collective determinants of academic scientists' productivity

Nicolas Carayol, Mireille Matt
2006 Information Economics and Policy  
The paper analyses the scientific research production of more than a thousand faculty members of Louis Pasteur University, large and well ranked in Europe. We take account of individual and collective determinants to explain individual productivity in terms of intensity and quality. We find that individual variables related to the position occupied are significant. The size of the lab plays negatively on performance. The intensity and quality of colleaguesÕ research activities in labs are
more » ... cial for individual research. Public contractual funding is the only type of funding which affects research intensity. Individual research production figures are significantly enhanced by the presence of foreign post-docs.
doi:10.1016/j.infoecopol.2005.09.002 fatcat:r7xld4i4y5fcfmz7sdchj3ugkm