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Co-authorship in Economic History and Economics: Are We Any Different?

Andrew Seltzer () and Daniel Hamermesh ()

No 23404, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Abstract: Over the last six decades articles published in leading economic history journals have been less likely to be co-authored than articles published in leading general economics journals. However, in both economic history and general economics journals there have been strong, monotonic increases in the number of authors per article and the fraction of co-authored papers. Economics and economic history differ in the nature of collaboration, in that co-authorships in economic history are more likely to be formed of individuals of different seniority as compared to economics generally.

JEL-codes: B41 N01 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2017-05
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Published as Andrew J. Seltzer & Daniel S. Hamermesh, 2018. "Co-authorship in Economic History and Economics: Are We Any Different?," Explorations in Economic History, .

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