Crouching Authors, Hidden Pitfalls: Collaboration in Research
| STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2018 - 4
Academic research has become increasingly collaborative, not just in the hard sciences and engineering but also in the social sciences. In this paper, we review studies that have documented this increasing collaboration, showing that collaboration, especially in the form of co-authorship, has risen across the board in almost all academic disciplines and across institutions and geographic regions of the world. What accounts for this rise?