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Easy to read, easy to cite?

Michael Dowling, Helmi Hammami and Ousayna Zreik

Economics Letters, 2018, vol. 173, issue C, 100-103

Abstract: Ease of readability of Economics Letters abstracts, and number of works cited in an article, is positively related to future citations. Readability appears to particularly matter for mathematical and quantitative methods and macroeconomics papers, while number of works cited is generally important across all articles.

Keywords: Readability; Research impact; Bibliometrics; Economics letters (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A1 B4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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