Auditing the Auditors: An evaluation of the REF2021 Output Results

JIWP Number: 2228

Linton, O. B., Xu, E.


We apply the Hole algorithm to evaluate the REF2021 output quality exercise. We find that the implied journal ranking agrees quite closely with the ABS-SCOB journal ranking, and in particular the GPA’s agree with a 91% correlation.

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