Title Characteristics and Citations in Economics
10 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Date Written: December 12, 2016
We investigate the relationship between article title characteristics and citations in economics using a large data set from Web of Science. Our results suggest that articles with a short title that also contains a non-alphanumeric character achieve a higher citation count.
Keywords: articles, title characteristics, citations, non-alphanumeric characters, title length
JEL Classification: A120, A140
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