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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Central of Them All?

Co-Pierre Georg () and Michael E. Rose

No 571, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa

Abstract: In academia, informal collaboration is an integral element in the production of knowledge. We construct the social network of informal collaboration using acknowledgments of 2782 scholarly articles published in six journals in financial economics. We rank financial economists according to their centrality in the network and find that central commenters are not necessarily the most central or the most productive […]

Keywords: Education; Market Regulation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J01 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-01-01
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