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A citation analysis of Pakistan Economic and Social Review
Research Journal Social Sciences
  • Ashraf Sharif, Aga Khan University
  • Khalid Mahmood, University of the Punjab
Publication Date
12-1-2006
Document Type
Article
Abstract

Selected volumes of Pakistan Economic and Social Review were analyzed to find out citation pattern of their articles. Eight volumes of the journal were selected representation two volumes from a decade. The results revealed that a peer local journal Pakistan Development Review has been the most cited journal in the cited literature under study. Sixty percent of the citations were single-authored. More than 50 percent of the citations were from non-journal sources maintly books. Although citations from onoine sources were seen but in a negligible number. The age of about 25 percent of the total citations was five years. Most of the authors used foreign books as citations. Most the greatly cited journals were from the USA.

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This work was published before the author (Ashraf Sharif) joined Aga Khan University.

Citation Information
Ashraf Sharif and Khalid Mahmood. "A citation analysis of Pakistan Economic and Social Review" Research Journal Social Sciences Vol. 1 Iss. 4 (2006) p. 1 - 12
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/khalid_mahmood/12/