FACULTY SCIENTIFIC OUTPUT: METHODS OF MEASUREMENT AND COMPENSATION
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The article contains a classification of indexes of scientific output and analysis of the effectiveness index of
scientific activity used in Russia to evaluate productivity of scholars. A list of criteria an effective index of
scientific output should meet is proposed. It is demonstrated that this index has major flaw and should not be
used for measurement of scientific output. New indexes are proposed. It is explained how these indexes can be
used to calculate a professor’s salary.
Keywords: index of scientific output, citation index, impact factor