Alexander Michael Petersen

University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program

Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Science & Engineering 2, Suite 315

Merced, CA 95343

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Megajournal mismanagement: Manuscript decision bias and anomalous editor activity at PLOS ONE

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Alexander Michael Petersen
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program
Downloads 286 (134,767)
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Mega-journal, Power inequality, Review process, Editorial service, Science of science, Journal management

A Triple Helix Model of Medical Innovation: Supply, Demand, and Technological Capabilities in Terms of Medical Subject Headings

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
Alexander Michael Petersen, Daniele Rotolo and Loet Leydesdorff
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR)
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innovation model; Triple Helix; uncertainty; redundancy; synergy; mutual information; medical innovation; Medical Subject Headings; MEDLINE/PubMed

A Triple Helix Model of Medical Innovation: Supply, Demand, and Technological Capabilities in Terms of Medical Subject Headings

SWPS 2016-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Alexander Michael Petersen, Daniele Rotolo and Loet Leydesdorff
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR)
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triple helix, Medical Subject Headings, MEDLINE/PubMed, synergy, innovation, knowledge order, mutual information, dynamic vocabulary, redundancy

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Bankruptcy Risk Model and Empirical Tests

PNAS, Vol. 107, No. 43, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2010
Boston University, Theoretical Physics Department, University of Zagreb, University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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economic sciences, econophysics, finance, bankruptcy risk, debt-to-asset ratio

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Cross-Correlations between Volume Change and Price Change

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 106, No. 52, pp. 22079-22084, December 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
Boris Podobnik, Davor Horvatic, Alexander Michael Petersen and H. Eugene Stanley
Boston University, Theoretical Physics Department, University of Zagreb, University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 115 (299,167)
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econophysics, finance, volatility

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High-Skilled Labor Mobility in Europe Before and After the 2004 Enlargement

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Alexander Michael Petersen and Michelangelo Puliga
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program and IMT Institute for Advanced Studies
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European Union, Brain drain, Brain circulation, mobility, high-skilled labor, labor markets, Brexit, Push-pull model

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Statistical Laws Governing Fluctuations in Word Use from Word Birth to Word Death

Scientific Reports 2, 313 (2012). DOI: 10.1038/srep00313
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Alexander Michael Petersen, Joel Tenenbaum, Shlomo Havlin and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University, Bar Ilan University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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quantitative linguistics, competition, growth dynamics, birth rate, death rate, culturomics

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Methods to Account for Citation Inflation in Research Evaluation

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Alexander Michael Petersen, Raj Pan, Fabio Pammolli and Santo Fortunato
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Aalto University, Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Aalto University
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Research Evaluation, Career Evaluation, Citation Analysis, Science Policy

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Market Dynamics Immediately Before and After Financial Shocks: Quantifying the Omori, Productivity and Bath Laws

Physical Review E, Vol. 82, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Alexander Michael Petersen, Fengzhong Wang, Shlomo Havlin and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University, Bar Ilan University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Volatility Aftershocks, Market Shocks, Market Response Dynamics, News

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The Self-Organization of Meaning and the Reflexive Communication of Information

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Loet Leydesdorff, Alexander Michael Petersen and Inga Ivanova
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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redundancy, horizontal and vertical differentiation, codification, triple helix, reflection

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Statistical Regularities in the Rank-Citation Profile of Scientists

Scientific Reports, Vol. 1, p. 181, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2011
Alexander Michael Petersen, H. Eugene Stanley and Sauro Succi
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo
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scientific impact, rank distribution, citations, career achievement, Zipf Law

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Reputation and Impact in Academic Careers

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 111, 15316-15321, 2014, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1323111111
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Aalto University, Aalto University, Aalto University, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca, KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy, and Innovation, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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computational sociology, science of science, networks of networks, Matthew effect, cumulative advantage, citations, careers

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Quantitative Law Describing Market Dynamics Before and After Interest-Rate Change

Physical Review E, Vol. 81, No. 066121, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Alexander Michael Petersen, Fengzhong Wang, Shlomo Havlin and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University, Bar Ilan University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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interest-rate, Fed, volatility aftershocks, anticipation, surprise

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Scale-Invariant Properties of Public-Debt Growth

Europhysics Letters, Vol. 90, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Alexander Michael Petersen, Boris Podobnik, Davor Horvatic and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University, Theoretical Physics Department, University of Zagreb and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Public Debt, Debt-to-GDP, Growth, Convergence

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Methods for Measuring the Citations and Productivity of Scientists Across Time and Discipline

Physical Review, Vol. 81, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Alexander Michael Petersen, Fengzhong Wang and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Boston University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Matthew Effect, Citations, Productivity, Career Achievement, Success

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On the Distribution of Career Longevity and the Evolution of Home Run Prowess in Professional Baseball

Europhysics Letters, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Alexander Michael Petersen, Woo-Sung Jung and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Major League Baseball, Performance Enhancing Drugs, PED, Career Longevity, Success Metrics

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Persistence and Uncertainty in the Academic Career

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 109, 5213-5218 (2012) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1121429109
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Alexander Michael Petersen, Massimo Riccaboni, H. Eugene Stanley and Fabio Pammolli
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy, and Innovation, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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career trajectory, labor market, science of science, tenure, computational sociology

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Quantitative and Empirical Demonstration of the Matthew Effect in a Study of Career Longevity

National Academy of Science USA, Vol. 108, pp. 18-23, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Alexander Michael Petersen, Woo-Sung Jung, Jae-Suk Yang and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Matthew Effect, Poisson Process, career longevity, production, hazard rate

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Methods for Detrending Success Metrics to Account for Inflationary and Deflationary Factors

European Physical Journal B, Vol. 79, pp. 67-78, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
Alexander Michael Petersen, Orion B. Penner and H. Eugene Stanley
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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MLB Baseball, Performance Enhancing Drugs, PED, Success Metrics

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Grand Challenges and Emergent Modes of Convergence Science

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2021
Alexander Michael Petersen, Mohammed Ahmed and Ioannis Pavlidis
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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science policy, science funding, convergence science, cross-disciplinary, team assembly, diversity, Human Brain Project

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Renormalizing Individual Performance Metrics for Cultural Heritage Management of Sports Records

Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.chaos.2020.109821
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2020
Alexander Michael Petersen and Orion B. Penner
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Achievement, Careers, People Analytics, Baseball, Basketball, Cultural Heritage

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Quantifying the Impact of Weak, Strong, and Super Ties in Scientific Careers

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 112, E4671–E4680, 2015, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1501444112
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Sep 2015
Alexander Michael Petersen
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program
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career growth, team efficiency, computational social science, cooperation, team science, career evaluation, bibliometrics

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Inequality and Cumulative Advantage in Science Careers: A Case Study of High-Impact Journals

EPJ Data Science 3, 24 (2014), DOI:10.1140/epjds/s13688-014-0024-y
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Alexander Michael Petersen and Orion B. Penner
University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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science of science, computational sociology, Matthew effect, career growth, citation analysis, reputation, success premium

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The Evolution of Networks of Innovators Within and Across Borders: Evidence from Patent Data

Research Policy Volume 44, Issue 3, April 2015, Pages 651-668
Posted: 24 Sep 2015
Independent, Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Independent, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of California Merced, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program

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Geography of knowledge, Networks of innovators, European integration, Spatial proximity, Cross-border collaboration Gravity model