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Fixed-income securities: bibliometric review with network analysis

Yan Yan, Zhewen Liao () and Xiaosong Chen
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Yan Yan: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhewen Liao: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiaosong Chen: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Scientometrics, 2018, vol. 116, issue 3, 1615-1640

Abstract: Abstract In the financial market, many fixed-income analysts focus on trajectories of the hotspots. However, limited attention has been paid to the quantitative and qualitative evolution in a rapidly changing research field of fixed-income securities. This paper identifies intellectual turning points and emerging trends in the fixed-income securities field by using bibliometric methods, visualizing complicated networks including co-keyword networks, journal co-citation networks. Highly cited terms, categories, countries and institutes are detected and discussed. By using all 5915 publications published between 1997 and 2016, recorded in SCI core collection and SSCI in fixed-income securities domain and their references (101911), it can be conducted from this research that 10 top journals in the fixed-income field. The output of this article also shows the pioneer authors, the leading institutes and leading countries and regions, and what’s more, the trend of research in fixed-income securities domain. It could possibly be a valuable source for academics and practitioners working in the field of fixed-income securities.

Keywords: Bonds; Fixed-income securities; Bibliometrics; Network visualization (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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