About the Authors

Daniele Fanelli


Affiliation Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Wolfgang Glänzel

Affiliations Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Department of Science Policy & Scientometrics, Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DF. Performed the experiments: DF. Analyzed the data: DF WG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WG. Wrote the paper: DF WG.