Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología
Print version ISSN 0120-0534
MUSI-LECHUGA, Bertha; OLIVAS-AVILA, José Antonio; GUILLEN-RIQUELME, Alejandro and CASTRO, Ángel. Relationship between productivity and efficiency of doctoral programs in Psychology. rev.latinoam.psicol. [online]. 2011, vol.43, n.2, pp. 297-305. ISSN 0120-0534.
Some studies have shown that the funding received doctoral programs and universities directly affect their scientific productivity. Thus, the purpose of this study is to analyze the distribution of doctoral programs in psychology with Quality Mention offered by Spanish universities according to the scientific productivity of professors involved in them and the funding they receive to promote mobility professors and students. To do this, we calculated the scientific productivity of the professors who participate in these programs. And, secondly, the funding received by each program according to their professors. Thus, the programs were distributed in several groups depending on the efficiency of its resources and scientific productivity. These results are very relevant and can directly influence the decisions that future PhD students, especially from Latin America, to choose which programs to study and where.
Keywords : scientific productivity; research; efficiency; doctoral programs; Psychology; spanish universities.