Title: SNA of educational economics cooperation network in China: a scinetometrics study from 1980 to 2009

Authors: Huang Wei; Chen Yong

Addresses: Economics and Management School, Changsha University of Science and Technology, 960, 2nd Section, Wanjiali South RD, Changsha, Hunan, China. ' Economics and Management School, Changsha University of Science and Technology, 960, 2nd Section, Wanjiali South RD, Changsha, Hunan, China

Abstract: To reveal the cooperation relations and structure characters of China's educational economics (EE) by social network analysis (SNA), 4,632 authors have been statistically analysed in this article, of which 4,884 articles were published by 12 correlative academic journals of EE from 1980 to 2009, so that scientific guidance can be provided to promote the communication and cooperation for Chinese educational economists.

Keywords: education economics; social network analysis; SNA; visible research; China; cooperation; networks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEED.2012.044953

International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 2012 Vol.3 No.1, pp.48 - 62

Published online: 16 Jan 2012 *

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