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Publications, Volume 8, Issue 1 (March 2020) – 16 articles
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Cover Story (view full-size image) Does the rise of open access journals change the way researchers collaborate? Specifically, does [...] Read more. Does the rise of open access journals change the way researchers collaborate? Specifically, does income affect how researchers form international collaborations? To answer this question, we create a new data set by scraping bibliographic data from Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) journals. We find that researchers from low-income nations are more likely to form international collaborations than researchers from wealthier nations. In particular, we find that the USA, China, Germany, and France are the most preferred nations for forming international collaborations with. This trend holds across disciplines and is consistent with what has been observed in non-open access journals. View this paper.