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Table 1 Summary of journal set datasets

From: Inequality and cumulative advantage in science careers: a case study of high-impact journals

Journal setj Years Articles Authors, R j
Cell 1974-2012 12,349 20,521 (1,006)
Economics (top 14 journals) 1899-2012 44,571 11,882 (1,791)
Management Sci. (top 3 journals) 1954-2012 18,836 6,801 (479)
Nat./PNAS/Sci. 1958-2012 219,656 123,165 (10,317)
New England J. Med. (NEJM) 1958-2012 18,347 34,828 (916)
Phys. Rev. Lett. (PRL) 1958-2012 98,739 61,429 (13,085)
  1. R j is the number of ‘sufficiently rare’ surnames (see the Data & Methods section) we were able to identify in each journal set j over the denoted period. The R j value in parentheses denotes the number of researcher profiles with L i 5, N p 5, and y i , 0 j 1960 (Econ.) and y i , 0 j 1970 (other).