A bibliometric study of Indian contribution on Indian Economy during 2006-17

B M Gupta, Ritu Gupta, Ashok Kumar


The present study examines 750 Indian publications on Indian Economy as covered in Scopus database during 2006-17, experiencing an annual average growth rate of 15.31%, citation impact per paper of 5.25 and international collaborative papers share of 25.73% during 2006-17. Among sub-fields of Indian Economy, monetary economics contributed the largest share of publications (17.73%), followed by environmental economics (12.80%), political economy (10.53%), business economics (9.20%) etc. 283 Indian organizations and 373 Indian authors participated in research on Indian Economy during 2006-17, of which the top 20 organizations and 15 authors contributed 40.27% and 10.80% publications share and 54.14% and 11.47% citation share respectively of the Indian output and citations. The top 20 journals contributed 52.87% share of the journal output, which decreased from 59.55% to 49.10% from 2006-11 to 2012-17. Of the 750 papers on Indian Economy, only 9 papers registered 57 to 222 citations, and together contributed 973 citations, leading to the average citation per paper of 108.11.


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