The growth of knowledge?

The first figure shows the average size of articles published in AJS between 1895 and 2007. The other two show a comparison between AJS and AER. The comparison provides an interesting point of departure for discussing the norms of publication in sociology and economics. What happened to AJS?





2 Responses to “The growth of knowledge?”

  1. what is the average length of ajs articles? « Says:

    […] more here, including a number of references and comparison of AJS to the American Economic Review.  […]

  2. Page and Reference Counts: AER versus AJS « Organizations and Markets Says:

    […] to Teppo for linking to these interesting graphs. Since 1960, the page count and reference list of the average American Journal of Sociology article […]

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