Smith, Audrey C., et al. "Assessing the effect of article processing charges on the geographic diversity of authors using Elsevier’s ‘Mirror Journal’ system." Quantitative Science Studies, (2020).

This study has tested the hypothesis hat authors from the Global South are likely to be underrepresented in journals charging article processing charges, while using a sample of over Open Access 37,000 articles from Elsevier journals.

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