Mobile Banking: A Scientometric Assessment of Global Publications Output during 2007-16

Ritu Gupta, B M Gupta, Ashok Kumar


The paper examines 637 global publications on mobile banking research, as covered in Scopus database during 2007-16, experiencing an annual average growth rate of 20.38% and qualitative citation impact averaged to 6.17 citations per paper. The top 10 most productive countries individually contributed global share from 3.45% to 14.44%, with largest global publication share coming from India (14.44%), followed by USA (11.30%), China (10.20%), South Korea (6.28%), etc. The international collaborative publications share of top 10 most productive countries varied from 8.0% (Taiwan) to 50% (Finland), in mobile banking research during 2007-16. Among the total journal output of 287 papers, the top 15 most productive journals contributed 37.28% share to the global journal output during 2007-16. The total mobile banking research, the top 22 highly cited publications registered citations from 50 to 226 and they together received 2234 citations, with 101.54 citations per paper. These 22 highly cited papers involved the participation of 58 authors and 46 organizations. These 15 highly cited papers were published in 15 journals, of which 3 papers were published in International Journal of Bank Marketing, 2 papers each in Journal of Electronics Communication Research, Computers in Human Behavior, and Marketing Intelligence and Planning and 1 paper each in other journals.

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