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Re: Pay for peers (Re: Costs of publishing a journal)

Since 2008, JHEP compensate referees 30 Euros per review.

Enrico M. Balli

Il giorno 28/ott/2009, alle ore 02.56, Courant, Paul ha scritto:

> Some of the economics journals pay for a review that is timely.
> Once you've agreed to do a review, getting $60 for doing it
> within six weeks can speed things up.  I've never seen an
> evaluation of the effectiveness of this practice, although it's
> the kind of thing that economists like to study.
> -----------------------------
> Paul N. Courant
> University Librarian and Dean of Libraries
> Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor
>    of Public Policy
> Professor of Economics and of Information
> The University of Michigan
> On 10/26/09 7:14 PM, "Rick Anderson" <rick.anderson@utah.edu> wrote:
>> For scholarly journals, I understand the standard practice is
>> NOT to pay peer reviewers at all. I would be interested in
>> hearing from other publishers on this list if any of them know
>> of journals for which peer reviewers receive payment, in cash
>> or in kind (free subscription?).
> I've done peer review for a number of scholarly journals, and the
> only one that has offered me anything like compensation is
> Elsevier.  I get 30 days of free access to Scopus every time I
> review a paper for them -- though it's apparently intended mainly
> as a help to the reviewing process, not as a sweetener to the
> invitation.
> Rick Anderson
> Assoc. Dir. for Scholarly Resources & Collections
> Marriott Library
> Univ. of Utah
> rick.anderson@utah.edu