Publishing and Perishing – Does a new generation of social scientists have to publish more to achieve less?

(2 April 2019) It is often anecdotally remarked that early career and PhD researchers have to publish their research more frequently and earlier in their careers than previous generations of academics, if they aim to secure a permanent academic job. In this post, Rob Warren lays out empirical evidence from the field of Sociology showing that this is indeed the case and highlights two market trends driving this process.

The LSE Impact Blog has the full article by Rob Warren.