American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics
Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019, Pages: 110-115
Received: Jun. 28, 2019;
Accepted: Jul. 23, 2019;
Published: Aug. 10, 2019
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Marwan Abdul Hameed Ashour, Statistics Department, College of Administration and Economics, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
The race to compete in the world rankings of universities is one of the most important priorities of scientific universities in recent times. The purpose of this paper is to reduce waste or losses of Arab scientific research outputs to a minimum and optimize the utilization of these outputs, which will positively affect the degree of ranking of Arab universities in the world ranking. The method used in this paper is as follows: statistical parametric theory, testing hypotheses and T-test. The most important conclusions reached through this paper are: The findings indicate that the weaknesses of the Arab universities are concentrated on the lack of scientific research published in the databases adopted in the world rankings of universities. The number of published world research and the number of quotations compared to the number of academics affect significantly and directly on the degree and rank of Arab universities when compared to world universities, The Arab journals should be re-habilitated to ensure that they are included in the Scopus database, and calculate all Arab researches publishing in the databases approved in the world ranking as described in the plan of improvement and approved by the Union of Arab Universities. And Establishing a partnership between International and local universities in the field of innovation. Furthermore, encouraging, holding an annual specialized forum for Arab with foreign academics.
Marwan Abdul Hameed Ashour,
Improve the Ranking of Arab Universities in the World Universities Rankings, American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics.
Vol. 4, No. 3,
2019, pp. 110-115.
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