Alexander Michael Petersen

University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems

Associate Professor

School of Engineering

Science & Engineering 2, Suite 315

Merced, CA 95343

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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, Department of Management of Complex Systems
Downloads 329 (171,505)
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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, 45(3), 666-681
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Alexander Michael Petersen, Daniele Rotolo and Loet Leydesdorff
University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR)
Downloads 183 (303,587)
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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 153 (354,874)
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econophysics, finance, volatility

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Methods for Measuring Social and Conceptual Dimensions of Convergence Science

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 30 May 2023
Alexander Michael Petersen, Felber Arroyave and Ioannis Pavlidis
University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems, University of California, Merced and University of Houston
Downloads 142 (376,755)

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convergence, team science, team assembly, evaluation, ontology, interdisciplinary distance

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems 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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The Disruption Index Suffers From Citation Inflation and Is Confounded by Shifts in Scholarly Citation Practice

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2023
Alexander Michael Petersen, Felber Arroyave and Fabio Pammolli
University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems, University of California, Merced and Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
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Disruption index, citation inflation, confounded variable, measurement error, Research Evaluation, Citation Analysis, Science Policy

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Aalto University, Polytechnic University of Milan - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and Aalto University
Downloads 108 (463,555)
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Research Evaluation, Career Evaluation, Citation Analysis, Science Policy

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Boston University, Bar Ilan University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 102 (482,840)
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quantitative linguistics, competition, growth dynamics, birth rate, death rate, culturomics

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How Much Did Pandemic Uncertainty Affect Real-Estate Speculation? Evidence from On-Market Valuation of For-Sale Versus Rental Properties

Applied Economics Letters (2024). DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2024.2302898 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13504851.2024.2302898
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2024
Alexander Michael Petersen
University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems
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COVID-19, quasi-experiment, difference-in-difference, unit-level matching, real-estate, speculation, excess price growth

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Shift in House Price Estimates during COVID-19 Reveals Effect of Crisis on Collective Speculation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Alexander Michael Petersen
University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems
Downloads 81 (558,578)
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Real Estate, Price Dynamics, IT Services, Asset Bubble, COVID-19 Quasi-experiment, Unit-level Matching

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Research alignment in the U.S. National Park Service: Impact of transformative science policy on the supply of scientific knowledge for protected area management

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Felber Arroyave, Jeff, Alexander Michael Petersen and Steve
University of California, Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, School of Engineering, University of California, University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems and Department of Management of Complex Systems, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, School of Engineering, University of California
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science policy evaluation, protected areas, national parks, coupled socio-environmental systems, knowledge alignment, sustainability

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Boston University, Bar Ilan University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 77 (575,278)
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Volatility Aftershocks, Market Shocks, Market Response Dynamics, News

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Aalto University, Aalto University, Aalto University, École 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo
Downloads 66 (625,564)

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scientific impact, rank distribution, citations, career achievement, Zipf Law

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 65 (630,505)
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redundancy, horizontal and vertical differentiation, codification, triple helix, reflection

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Boston University and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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Matthew Effect, Citations, Productivity, Career Achievement, Success

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Houston
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science policy, science funding, convergence science, cross-disciplinary, team assembly, diversity, Human Brain Project

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 35 (819,307)
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MLB Baseball, Performance Enhancing Drugs, PED, Success Metrics

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems, 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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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems
Downloads 29 (869,286)
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career growth, team efficiency, computational social science, cooperation, team science, career evaluation, bibliometrics

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Achievement, Careers, People Analytics, Baseball, Basketball, Cultural Heritage

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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, Department of Management of Complex Systems and École 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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Research Alignment in the U.S. National Parks System: Impact of Transformative Science Policy on the Supply of Scientific Knowledge for Protected Area Management

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jan 2024
Felber Arroyave, Jeff, Steve, Breeanne Jackson and Alexander Michael Petersen
University of California, Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, School of Engineering, University of California, Department of Management of Complex Systems, Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program, School of Engineering, University of California, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems
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science policy evaluation, Protected areas, national parks, coupled socio-environmental systems, knowledge alignment, Sustainability

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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, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of California Merced, Department of Management of Complex Systems

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