Are mobile researchers more productive and cited than non-mobile researchers? A large-scale study of Norwegian scientists

D. W. Aksnes, K. Rorstad, F. N. Piro, G. Sivertsen
2013 Research Evaluation  
The scientific performance of mobile and non-mobile researchers is analysed using publication and citation indicators in a study of more than 11,000 Norwegian university researchers. Two types of mobility are investigated: change of work place during the scientific career and mobility from an academic institution granting the highest degree to another work place for the scientific career. The study shows that mobile researchers tend to have slightly higher publication and citation rates than
more » ... er researchers, but the results are not unambiguous.
doi:10.1093/reseval/rvt012 fatcat:gzj37nur2bbnbh5smmnflgal2y