Study Reveals 'Cash for Papers' Rewards in China

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Study Reveals 'Cash for Papers' Rewards in China

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Study Reveals 'Cash for Papers' Rewards in China

"Chinese researchers were paid an average of $43,000 in 2016 for each paper published in Nature and Science, according to a study by information specialists in China and Canada. Wei Quan from Wuhan University, Bikun Chen at Nanjing University of Science and Technology and Fei Shu at McGill University analysed 168 "cash-per-publication" policies at 100 Chinese universities from 1999 to 2016. The researchers found that Chinese universities offer cash rewards ranging from $30 to $165,000 for papers that are published in journals indexed by Web of Science, with the average amount increasing over ..." http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2017/jul/13/study-reveals-cash-for-papers-rewards-in-china
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