Does Institutional proximity affects grant application success?

S.C. Mom, Ulf Sandström, P.A.A. van den Besselaar

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The effect of institutional proximity (defined as the applicant having the same current and/or future institutional affiliation as one of the panelists) is measured. We find that the probability to get funded increases significantly. At the same time, the effect differs between disciplines and countries, and men profit more of it than women do.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScience, Technology and Innovation Indicators in Transition
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherCentre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS)
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameSTI Conference Proceedings
PublisherCentre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS)

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