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Journal-based research assessments marginalise regions like Latin America and the issues most relevant to them

Chavarro, Diego and Ràfols, Ismael (2017) Journal-based research assessments marginalise regions like Latin America and the issues most relevant to them. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (28 Nov 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Many research evaluation systems continue to take a narrow view of excellence, judging the value of work based on the journal in which it is published. Recent research by Diego Chavarro, Ismael Ràfols, and colleagues shows how such systems underestimate and prove detrimental to the production of research on important social, economic, and environmental issues. These systems also reflect the biases of journal ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Latin American and Caribbean Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2017 11:52
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:47
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86298

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