Easy to Read, Easy to Cite?
13 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2018
Date Written: September 29, 2018
Ease of readability of Economics Letters journal abstracts, and number of works cited in an article, is positively related to future citations. Readability appears to particularly matter for mathematical and quantitative methods and macroeconomics papers, while number of works cited is generally important across all articles.
Keywords: readability, research impact, bibliometrics, Economics Letters
JEL Classification: A1, B4
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