This book challenges the view that using SSCI journal citations (especially its impact factor score) and peer review/evaluation are the best ways (in that they are the most objective ways) to evaluate economic research.
- First extensive ranking of heterodox economics journals
- First ranking of mainstream and heterodox journals
- Ranking of mainstream and heterodox graduate programs in the US
- Impact of national research assessment exercises on heterodox economics in Italy and Australia
- Use of social network analysis to examine the diffusion of heterodox economicsCritique of the use of citation metrics and heterodox economics; Social Science Citation Index with respect to economics is deliberately biased in favour of mainstream journals