Α just published research reveals the leading role of several members of PortEconomics team in maritime research in the 21st century.
Reviewing the top 50 authors in maritime research over the period 2000-2015, Chang, Y-T., Choi, K-S., Jo, A. and Park, H. published in early 2018 a study of the ‘Top 50 authors, affiliations, and countries in maritime research’, ranking scholars as regards the number of papers; the weighted score according to their contribution in the respective studies; and the impact of their research based on scholarly journals impact factor.
Several members of the PortEconomics team are included in all respective lists, with Theo Notteboom leading two of the three categories). Francesco Parola, Adolf Ng, Jasmin Lam and Thanos Pallis, Mary Brooks, and Jason Monios make top-10 in at least one category, while Peter Wubbe De Langen, Gordon Wilmsmeier, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Pierre Cariou being part of top-25.
PortEconomics members continue excelling in port and maritime studies, with more studies to be published within the coming weeks – stay tuned !!
To read the full study: Chang, Y-T., Choi, K-S., Jo, A. and Park, H. (2018) ‘Top 50 authors, affiliations, and countries in maritime research’, Int. J. Shipping and Transport Logistics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.87–111. (link)