Bibliometric analysis of the most cited articles in BRICS research
Bibliometric analysis identifies the most impactful and prolific journals, authors, countries, and institutions by assessing the most cited articles in a specific research area. The aim of this study is to analyze and to provide a scope of modern scientific products related to BRICS. The 100 most cited articles related to the BRICS research were retrieved from the study “(BRICS)” in the Scopus database. The variables collected and included in this analysis are: number of citations, article title, first author’s name, year and journal of publication and its impact factor, theme and country mentioned in the database at the time of publication, and category of the paper (original article or review).
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