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Editorial: Analysis of papers published in the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction 2010-2015

Gary D. Holt (The Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction and Envirnonment, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK)
Akin Akintoye (The Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction and Environment, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK)
Peadar T. Davis (School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK)

Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction

ISSN: 1366-4387

Article publication date: 3 August 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to analyse the characteristics of papers published in the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction (JFMPC) for the period 2010-2015 (Volumes 15.1-20.1 inclusive), to consider characteristics and recent trends among said publications and to discuss possible future directions in the subject field.

Design/methodology/approach

Descriptive statistics and qualitative content analysis via word count frequencies.

Findings

Eighty papers were published by a combined group of 216 authors. Lead authors were from a total of 50 academic and five private organisations. Sixty-seven papers were multi-authored, 10 of which were multi-national. Eighty-six papers were classified as research papers, 5 per cent were conceptual, 4 per cent general review, 2.5 per cent technical, 1.3 per cent case study and 1.3 per cent viewpoint. There were 46,251 downloads of these papers, which when time-adjusted, represented an average of 64 downloads per paper, per issue of availability on the Web. Most popular keywords were “construction”, “industry”, “project” and “private”. Among all keywords, the most popular themes were countries, organisations, miscellaneous and business.

Research limitations/implications

Analysis highlights previous trends and possible future research themes.

Originality/value

The findings are unique to JFMPC and therefore novel/new.

Keywords

Citation

Holt, G.D., Akintoye, A. and Davis, P.T. (2015), "Editorial: Analysis of papers published in the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction 2010-2015", Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 106-115. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-05-2015-0014

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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