Student scientific output in social science journals: A review of Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay

Renzo Felipe Carranza Esteban, Oscar Mamani-Benito, Josué Edison Turpo Chaparro, Percy G.Ruiz Mamani, Ronald M. Hernández

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To describe the scientific production of undergraduate students in applied social science journals, indexed in SciELO Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay between the years 2014-2017. Materials and methods. Bibliometric study. 1253 articles in 19 applied social science journals (original, review and letter to the editor) indexed in Scielo Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay were analyzed. Results. 0.95% of the publication types have student participation, in addition 3652 authors were counted, of which 0.5% are students. In addition, Peru has the largest number of magazines with student participation; Ecuador with the highest amount of articles written by students (1.4%) and Paraguay evidences student production since 2017. Conclusion. Little participation of undergraduate students from Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay was found in scientific publications in social science magazines. It is recommended to strengthen and encourage the generation and dissemination of scientific studies and to monitor the increase in student participation.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)425-432
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Early Childhood Special Education
Issue number1
StateIndexed - 2020
Externally publishedYes

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  • Bibliometrics
  • SciELO
  • Scientific journals
  • Social sciences
  • University students


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