Modelling Regional Welfare Efficiency Applying Conditional Full Frontiers

George EMM. Halkos, Nickolaos G. Tzeremes
2011 Spatial Economic Analysis  
This paper by using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and statistical inference evaluates the citation performance of 229 economic journals. The paper categorizes the journals into four main categories (A to D) based on their efficiency levels. The results are then compared to the 27 "core economic journals" as introduced by Dimond (1989). The results reveal that after more than twenty years Diamonds' list of "core economic journals" is still valid. Finally, for the first time the paper uses data
more » ... from four well-known databases (SSCI, Scopus, RePEc, Econlit) and two quality ranking reports (Kiel Institute internals ranking and ABS quality ranking report) in a DEA setting and in order to derive the ranking of 229 economic journals. The ten economic journals with the highest citation performance are
doi:10.1080/17421772.2011.610812 fatcat:v4glbitv6re7zb6gscxqjhsame