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Influential Publications in Ecological Economics Revisited

Robert Costanza, Richard B. Howarth, Ida Kubiszewski, Shuang Liu, Chunbo Ma (), Gaël Plumecocq () and David Stern ()

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Abstract: We revisit the analysis of Costanza et al. (2004, Ecological Economics) of influential publications in ecological economics to discover what has changed a decade on. We examine which sources have been influential on the field of ecological economics in the past decade, which articles in the journal Ecological Economics have had the most influence on the field and on the rest of science, and on which areas of science the journal is having the most influence. We find that the field has matured over this period, with articles published in the journal having a greater influence than before, an increase in citation links to environmental studies journals and a reduction in citation links to mainstream economics journals, and possibly a shift in themes to a more applied and empirical direction.

Keywords: Bibliometrics; ecological economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A12 A14 Q57 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-env, nep-hme, nep-hpe and nep-sog
Date: 2015-09-27
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