Authors:Angela Yung-Chi Hou, Martin Ince and Chung-Lin Chiang
“Confucian Model,” in this region.
Several Asian nations have chosen to invest in research universities and centers to lift their volume of research output in order to move up the globalrankings quickly (Shin 2009 ; Marginson 2010 ; Neubauer 2010
Authors:Satya Ranjan Sahu and Krushna Chandra Panda
( Fig. 6a –d). More than 50% of top 50 titles matched to the globalranking lists for most of the countries. Further study shows that, 28 journal titles ( Table 4 ) of the top 50 are common in both the globalrankings as well as different time periods
Authors:André Frazão Helene and Pedro Leite Ribeiro
status of an under-developed nation.
Brazil has recently experienced robust growth in terms of the number of published scientific papers per year (Web of Science 2010 ) ( Fig. 1 ), moving up several positions in the globalranking. 1 When a
a fact that they stimulate personal and institutional commitment to quality. However, even the most credited globalrankings are at least moderately controversial and spur academic debate on a number of issues, usually revolving around the difficulty
” (ARWU), and this made the very beginning of globalranking for universities.
In recent years, many organizations in England, Spain, Taiwan, Russia, and France have conducted projects on international universities rankings from different aspects
Authors:Daniel Torres-Salinas, Jose G. Moreno-Torres, Emilio Delgado-López-Cózar and Francisco Herrera
and also an aggregation measure for them, resulting in a globalranking. – Scimago Institutions Rankings (SIR) (SCImago Institutions 2007 ). Based upon the Scopus database (Elsevier B.V. Scopus 2010 ), it provides world and iberoamerican institutions
citation indices (e.g., The Shanghai Jiao Tong University GlobalRanking; Time Higher World University Ranking), and the alumni-giving rate (e.g., U.S. News & World Report Ranking).
Specifically, single mentions for the
Authors:J. A. García, Rosa Rodriguez-Sánchez, J. Fdez-Valdivia, Daniel Torres-Salinas and Francisco Herrera
and objective way to compare research outputs.
Recently we can find different studies analyzing scientific fields or disciplines (Porter and Rafols 2009 ; Lillquist and Green 2010 ; Herrera et al. 2010 ) or using them to produce a global
Authors:George Emm Halkos and Nickolaos G. Tzeremes
receive a greater merit. Laband and Piette ( 1994 ) present an updated ranking based on the paper of Liebowitz and Palmer ( 1984 ). LP-method is also used by Kalaitzidakis et al. ( 2003 ) in order to construct a globalranking of universities