A network analysis of research productivity by country, discipline, and wealth
Publication date: 2020
Content type: article
Research productivity has been linked to a country¿s intellectual and economic wealth. Further analysis is needed to assess the association between the distribution of research across disciplines and the economic status of countries. This new form of analyses of research productivity, and its relation to economic status, reveals novel insights to the dynamics of the economic and research structure of countries. This allows for a deeper understanding of the role a country¿s research structure may play in shaping its economy, and also identification of benchmark resource allocations across disciplines for developing countries.