Monthly Archive: September 2017

Asian Countries Demonstrate a Strong Presence of Open Access Policies, Repositories and Journals

Asian Countries Demonstrate a Strong Presence of Open Access Policies, Repositories and Journals

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-17 URL: http://openscience.com/asian-countries-demonstrate-a-strong-presence-of-open-access-policies-repositories-and-journals/ As a latest survey shows, in Asia Open Access enjoys robust state and institutional support for repositories, consortia memberships and article processing charges funds. Excerpt In their recent survey of Open...

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-13 URL: http://openscience.com/academic-self-publishing-makes-market-inroads-with-open-access-offerings-and-innovative-business-models/ Lulu, a book self-publishing platform, has recently launched Glasstree Academic Publishing, a division targeting the academic market, in a bid to disrupt existing scholarly publishing models. Excerpt In its primary business...

The Economics of Flipping Back-List Book Titles into Open Access: Digitization at Cornell University and De Gruyter

The Economics of Flipping Back-List Book Titles into Open Access: Digitization at Cornell University and De Gruyter

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-10 URL: http://openscience.com/the-economics-of-flipping-back-list-book-titles-into-open-access-digitization-at-cornell-university-and-de-gruyter/ The digitization of out-of-print book titles incurs costs that Open Access projects tend to depend on external funding to cover, while hybrid models promise higher efficiency and larger scope....

The Shapiro-Stiglitz Model with Non-constant Marginal Utility

The Shapiro-Stiglitz Model with Non-constant Marginal Utility

Authors: Joseph S. K. Wu / Chi Pui Ho Published Online: 2017-09-06 |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/openec-2017-0003 source: Fig. 3 from presented article Abstract The Shapiro-Stiglitz model plays an important role in the employment theory. Woodford pointed out the theoretic limitation...

Despite Reservations, Open Access to Case Data Can Dramatically Improve the Accessibility of Medical Knowledge

Despite Reservations, Open Access to Case Data Can Dramatically Improve the Accessibility of Medical Knowledge

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-07 URL: http://openscience.com/despite-reservations-open-access-to-case-data-can-dramatically-improve-the-accessibility-of-medical-knowledge/ An Open Access medical journal that has sidestepped conventional peer-review procedures gains traction as an information source among doctors. Excerpt In her recent review, Megan Molteni,...

German Academic and Research Institutions Increasingly Make Open Access their Default Option

German Academic and Research Institutions Increasingly Make Open Access their Default Option

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-01 URL: http://openscience.com/german-academic-and-research-institutions-increasingly-make-open-access-their-default-option/ Over 140 German university and institute consortia members cancel their subscription contracts with Elsevier, while making publishing in Open Access a requirement for German researchers. Excerpt...

The 29th Annual EAEPE Conference 2017

The 29th Annual EAEPE Conference 2017

The 29th Annual EAEPE Conference 2017 The role of the State in Economic Development. State Capacity, State Autonomy and Economic Development Budapest, Hungary 19-21 October 2017 Background to the 2017 Conference Theme Development studies provide...

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-25 URL: http://openscience.com/the-journal-publishing-market-between-supply-and-demand-side-models-the-case-of-open-access-in-germany/ Without significant support for Open Access journals, large-scale transitions to Open Access may be slow to come, as the German case indicates. Excerpt In their recent...

Subscription-Based Journals May Be Facing the Music Industry Predicament due to File-Sharing Platforms

Subscription-Based Journals May Be Facing the Music Industry Predicament due to File-Sharing Platforms

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-18 URL: http://openscience.com/subscription-based-journals-may-be-facing-the-music-industry-predicament-due-to-file-sharing-platforms/ As large publishers fight via legal means illegal scientific article downloading, such as via Sci-Hub, empirical findings show that over 85% of paywall-protected article catalogues are...

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