mobility

The Many Faces of Mobility: Using Bibliometric Data to Measure the Movement of Scientists

This paper presents a methodological framework for developing scientific mobility indicators based on bibliometric data. We identify nearly 16 million individual authors from publications covered in the Web of Science for the 2008– 2015 period. Based …

Scientific Mobility Indicators in Practice: International Mobility Profiles at the Country Level

This paper presents and describes the methodological opportunities offered by bibliometric data to produce indicators of scientific mobility. Large bibliographic datasets of disambiguated authors and their affiliations allow for the possibility of …

A Global Comparison of Scientific Mobility and Collaboration According to National Scientific Capacities

This study compares the flows of mobile researchers and the number of publications in international collaboration within the context of scientific and economic capacities. The goal is to identify the convergence or discrepancy of countries in …

Scientists Have Most Impact When They're Free to Move

An analysis of researchers' global mobility reveals that limiting the circulation of scholars will damage the scientific system, say Cassidy R.