Does size matter? An investigation of how department size and other organizational variables influence on publication productivity and citation impact

NIFU Working Paper 2018:14. This working paper presents the results of a study investigating whether there is a positive effect of size when it comes to the scientific performance of university departments measured in terms of publication productivity and citation impact. In other words, whether larger departments are better than small ones. The report is written as part of NIFU’s strategic institute project concerning the relation between input and output measures.

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Title Does size matter? An investigation of how department size and other organizational variables influence on publication productivity and citation impact
Category Compendium
AuthorDag W. Aksnes
AuthorFredrik Niclas Piro
AuthorKristoffer Rørstad
publication year2018
isbn978-82-327-0373-9
issn1894-8200