Giovanni Abramo
Giovanni Abramo Giovanni Abramo
Technological Research Director
Ing.

Office n. 314
Tel.: 06-7259-7362
email

Research interests
  • Valutatazione della ricerca
  • Bibliometria
  • Trasferimento tecnologico
  • Politiche e management della ricerca

Research groups

Selected publications
  • Giovanni Abramo: Bibliometric evaluation of research performance: where do we stand?, Educational Studies Moscow 1, 112-127, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Does your surname affect the citability of your publications?, Journal of Informetrics 11, 121-127, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: Gender differences in research diversification behavior, 16th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference - (ISSI - 2017), 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: On tit for tat: Franceschini and Maisano versus ANVUR regarding the Italian research assessment exercise VQR 2011-2014., Journal of Informetrics 11(3), 783-787, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: Response to comments on: “Does your surname affect the citability of your publications?, Journal of Informetrics 11(3), 855-858, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Do interdisciplinary research teams deliver higher gains to science?, Scientometrics 111, 317-336, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Murgia G.: [A.2] Abramo, G., D’Angelo, C.A., Murgia, G. (2017). The relationship among research performance, research collaboration, and their determinants. Journal of Informetrics, 11(4), 1016-1030, Journal of Informetrics, 1016-1030, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Soldatenkova A.: An investigation on the skewness patterns and fractal nature of research productivity distributions at field and discipline level, Journal of Informetrics 11, 324-335, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Soldatenkova A.: How long do top scientists maintain their stardom? An analysis by region, gender and discipline: evidence from Italy, Scientometrics 110, 867-877, 2017
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A comparison of university performance scores and ranks by MNCS and FSS, Journal of Informetrics 10, 889-901, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A farewell to the MNCS and like size-independent indicators, Journal of Informetrics 10, 646-651, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A farewell to the MNCS and like size-independent indicators: Rejoinder, Journal of Informetrics 10, 679-683, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Refrain from adopting the combination of citation and journal metrics to grade publications, as used in the Italian national research assessment exercise (VQR 2011–2014), Scientometrics 109, 2053-2065, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: The effect of a country’s name in the title of a publication on its visibility and citability, Scientometrics 109, 1895-1909, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Grilli L.: From rankings to funnel plots: The question of accounting for uncertainty when assessing university research performance, Journal of Informetrics 10, 854-862, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Murgia G.: The combined effects of age and seniority on research performance of full professors, Science & Public Policy 43, 301-319, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Rosati F.: A methodology to measure the effectiveness of academic recruitment and turnover, Journal of Informetrics 10(1), 31-42, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: A methodology to measure the effectiveness of academic recruitment and turnover, Journal of Informetrics 10, 31-42, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Rosati F.: Gender bias in academic recruitment, Scientometrics 106(1), 119-141, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: Gender bias in academic recruitment, Scientometrics 106, 119-141, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: The north–south divide in the Italian higher education system, Scientometrics 109, 2093-2117, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Soldatenkova A.: The dispersion of the citation distribution of top scientists’ publications, Scientometrics 109, 1711-1724, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Soldatenkova A.: The ratio of top scientists to the academic staff as an indicator of the competitive strength of universities, Journal of Informetrics 10, 596-605, 2016
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Should the research performance of scientists be distinguished by gender?, Journal of Informetrics 9, 25-38, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: A methodology to compute the territorial productivity of scientists: The case of Italy, Journal of Informetrics 9(4), 675-685, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A methodology to compute the territorial productivity of scientists: The case of Italy, Journal of Informetrics 9, 675-685, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Accounting for gender research performance differences in ranking universities, Current Science 109, 1783-1789, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: An assessment of the first "scientific accreditation" for university appointments in Italy, Economia Politica-Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics 32(3), 329-357, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: An assessment of the first “scientific habilitation” for university appointments in Italy, Economia Politica-Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics 32, 329-357, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: Evaluating university research: same performance indicator, different rankings, Journal of Informetrics 9(3), 514-525, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Evaluating university research: Same performance indicator, different rankings, Journal of Informetrics 9, 514-525, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Publication rates in 192 research fields of the hard sciences, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: Ranking research institutions by the number of highly- cited articles per scientist, Journal of Informetrics 9(4), 915-923, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Ranking research institutions by the number of highly-cited articles per scientist, Journal of Informetrics 9, 915-923, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: The relationship between the number of authors of a publication, its citations and the impact factor of the publishing journal: Evidence from Italy, Journal of Informetrics 9(4), 746-761, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The relationship between the number of authors of a publication, its citations and the impact factor of the publishing journal: Evidence from Italy, Journal of Informetrics 9, 746-761, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A.: The VQR, Italy's Second National Research Assessment: Methodological Failures and Ranking Distortions, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 66(11), 2202-2214, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The VQR, Italy's second national research assessment: Methodological failures and ranking distortions, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66, 2202-2214, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Di Costa F.: A new approach to measure the scientific strengths of territories, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66(6), 1167-1177, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: A new approach to measure the scientific strengths of territories, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66, 1167-1177, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Grilli L.: Funnel plots for visualizing uncertainty in the research performance of institutions, Journal of Informetrics 9(4), 954-961, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Grilli L.: Funnel plots for visualizing uncertainty in the research performance of institutions, Journal of Informetrics 9, 954-961, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Murgia G.: The combined effects of age and seniority on research performance of full professors, Science & Public Policy 0, 0-0, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Rosati F.: Selection committees for academic recruitment: does gender matter?, Research Evaluation 24(4), 392-404, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: Selection committees for academic recruitment: Does gender matter?, Research Evaluation 24, 392-404, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Rosati F.: The determinants of academic career advancement: evidence from Italy, Science & Public Policy 42(6), 761-774, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, D'Angelo C.A., Rosati F.: The determinants of academic career advancement: evidence from Italy, Science & Public Policy 46(2), 761-774, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: The determinants of academic career advancement: Evidence from Italy, Science & Public Policy 42, 761-774, 2015
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Are the authors of highly-cited articles also the most productive ones?, Journal of Informetrics 8, 88-97, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., D'Angelo C.A.: Are the authors of highly-cited articles also the most productive ones?, Journal of Informetrics 8, 89-97, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Costa C., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A multivariate stochastic model to assess research performance, Scientometrics 102(2), 1755-1772, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Assessing national strengths and weaknesses in research fields. Journal of Informetrics, Journal of Informetrics 8(3), 766-775, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: How do you define and measure research productivity?, Scientometrics 101, 1129-1144, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Research evaluation: improvisation or science?, Bibliometrics: Use and Abuse in the Review of Research Performance, PORTLAND PRESS LONDON W1N 3AJ ENGLAND (GBR), 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The spin-off of elite universities in non-competitive, undifferentiated higher education systems: an empirical simulation in Italy., Studies in Higher Education 39(7), 1270-1289, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: A new bibliometric approach to assess the scientific specialization of regions, Research Evaluation 23(2), 183-194, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Inefficiency in selecting products for submission to national research assessment exercises. Scientometrics, 98(3), 2069-2086, Scientometrics 98, 2069-2086, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Investigating returns to scope of research fields in universities, Higher Education 68(1), 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Variability of research performance across disciplines within universities in non-competitive higher education systems., Scientometrics 98, 777-795, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Murgia G.: Variation in research collaboration patterns across academic ranks., Scientometrics 98, 2275-2294, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: Career advancement and scientific performance in universities., Scientometrics 98, 891-907, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: Relatives in the same university faculty: nepotism or merit?, Scientometrics 101(1), 737-749, 2014
  • Giovanni Abramo: Research evaluation: Improvisation or Science?, International Symposium on Bibliometrics: Use and Abuse in the Review of Research Performance, Stockholm, Sweden, 23-25 May 2013, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Individual research performance: a proposal for comparing apples to oranges., Journal of Informetrics 7, 528-539, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: National peer-review research assessment exercises for the hard sciences can be a complete waste of money: the Italian case. Scientometrics, 95(1), 311-324, Scientometrics 95, 311-324, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The impact of non-productive and top scientists on overall university research performance, Journal of Informetrics 7, 166-175, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Rethinking research evaluation indicators and methods from an economic perspective: the FSS indicator as a proxy of productivity, in the Proceedings of ISSI 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference, Vienna, 15 July, 2013, Gorraiz J. ed., ISSI 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Murgia G.: Gender differences in research collaboration, Journal of Informetrics 7, 811-822, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Murgia G.: The collaboration behaviors of scientists in Italy: a field level analysis., Journal of Informetrics 7, 442-454, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: Measuring institutional research productivity for the life sciences: the importance of accounting for the order of authors in the byline., Scientometrics 97, 779-795, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Rosati F.: The importance of accounting for the number of co-authors and their order when assessing research performance at the individual level in the life sciences., Journal of Informetrics 7, 198-208, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F.: Assessing the accuracy of the h- and g-indexes for measuring researchers' productivity., Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 64, 1224-1234, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F.: Selecting competent referees to assess research projects proposals: a study of referees, Research Evaluation 22, 41-51, 2013
  • Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F., Giovanni Abramo: The suitability of h and g indexes for measuring the research performance of institutions., Scientometrics 97, 555-570, 2013
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A sensitivity analysis of research institutions' productivity rankings to the time of citation observation., Journal of Informetrics 6(2), 298-306, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: How important is choice of the scaling factor in standardizing citations?, Journal of Informetrics 6(4), 645-654, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Revisiting size effects in higher education research productivity. Higher Education, 63(6), 701-717, Higher Education 63(6), 701-717, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Revisiting the scaling of citations for research assessment., Journal of Informetrics 6(4), 470-479, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The dispersion of research performance within and between universities as an indicator of the competitive intensity in higher education systems, Journal of Informetrics 2, 155-168, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: What is the appropriate length of the publication period over which to assess research performance?, Scientometrics 93(3), 1005-1017, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Evaluating Research: From Informed Peer Review to Bibliometrics. Robert Frodeman, J. Britt Holbrook, Carl Mitcham, and Hong Xiaonan (Eds), Peer Review, Research Integrity, and the Governance of Science - Practice, Theory, and Current Discussions, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Identifying interdisciplinarity through the disciplinary classification of co-authors of scientific publications., Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 63(11), 2206-2222, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Ferretti M, Parmentola A: An individual-level assessment of the relationship between spin-off activities and research performance in universities., R&D Management 42(3), 225-242, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Solazzi M.: A bibliometric tool to assess the regional dimension of university-industry research collaborations., Scientometrics 91(3), 955-975, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Pugini F.: Assessing the Relative Technology Transfer Performance of Universities and Public Research Laboratories: the Case of Italy, International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation 11(1-2), 51-69, 2012
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A field-standardized application of DEA to national-scale research assessment, Journal of Informetrics 5(4), 618-628, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Assessing the varying level of impact measurement accuracy as a function of the citation window length, Journal of Informetrics 5(4), 659-667, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Cicero T., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The dangers of performance-based research funding in non-competitive higher education systems, Scientometrics 87(3), 641-654, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Evaluating research: from informed peer review to bibliometrics, Scientometrics 87(3), 499-514, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: National-scale research performance assessment at the individual level, Scientometrics 86(2), 347-364, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: A national-scale cross-time analysis of university research performance, Scientometrics 87(2), 399-413, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: National research assessment exercises: the effects of changing the rules of the game during the game, Scientometrics 88, 229-238, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Research productivity: are higher academic ranks more productive than lower ones?, Scientometrics 88, 915-928, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: University-industry research collaboration: a model to assess university capability, Higher Education 62(2), 163-181, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F., Solazzi M.: The role of asymmetric information in the market of university-industry research collaboration, The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Solazzi M.: Are researchers that collaborate more at the international level top performers? An investigation on the Italian university system, Journal of Informetrics 5(1), 204-213, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Solazzi M.: The relationship between scientists' research performance and the degree of internationalization of their research, Scientometrics 86(3), 629-643, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F.: The field-standardized average impact of national research systems compared to world average: the case of Italy, Scientometrics 88, 599-615, 2011
  • Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Giuffrida C, Giovanni Abramo: A heuristic approach to author name disambiguation in large-scale bibliometric databases, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology., 257-269, 2011
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F: Citations vs journal impact factor as proxy of quality: could the latter ever be preferable?, Scientometrics 84(3), 821-833, 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Testing the trade-off between productivity and quality in research activities, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 61(2), 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Solazzi M.: Assessing public-private research collaboration: is it possible to compare university performance?, Scientometrics, 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Solazzi M.: National research assessment exercises: a measure of the distortion of performance rankings when labor input is treated as uniform, Scientometrics, 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F.: A robust benchmark for the h and g indexes, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology., 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Viel F.: Peer review research assessment: a sensitivity analysis of performance rankings to the share of research product evaluated, Scientometrics, 2010
  • Giovanni Abramo, Caprasecca A., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Allocative efficiency in public research funding: can bibliometrics help?, Research Policy 38(1), 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Caprasecca A., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Gender Differences in Research Productivity: a Bibliometric Analysis of the Italian Academic System, Scientometrics 79(3), 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Caprasecca A., Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The contribution of star scientists to overall sex differences in research productivity, Scientometrics, 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: A decision support system for public research organizations participating in national research assessment exercises, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology., 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: Assessing the Technical and Cost Efficiency of Research Activities: A Case Study of the Italian University System, Research Evaluation 18(1),, 61-70, 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo: The Alignment of Public Research Supply and Industry Demand for Effective Technology Transfer: the Case of Italy, Science & Public Policy 36(1, 2-14, 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F: Mapping excellence in national research systems: the case of Italy, Evaluation Review 33(2), 159-188, 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Research collaboration and productivity: is there correlation?, Higher Education 57(2),, 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F., Solazzi M.: University-industry collaboration in Italy a bibliometric examination, Technovation 29(6-7), 2009
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Di Costa F.: Assessment of sectoral aggregation distortion in research productivity measurements, Research Evaluation 17(2), 2008
  • Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Pugini F.: The Measurement of Italian Universities' Research Productivity by a Non Parametric-Bibliometric Methodology, Scientometrics 76(2), 2008
  • Giovanni Abramo, Mancuso P.: Esercizi di Microeconomia e Analisi degli Investimenti, Economia, III edizione, Texmat Via di Tor Vergata 93, 00133 Roma, 2008
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