Drivers of Article Processing Charges in Open Access (.pdf)

« (…) This study is meant to shed light on the various determinants ofAPC. Based on data from the OpenAPC Initiative, the Directory of Open Access Journals,the Journal Impact Factor and the Essential Science Indicators of Web of Science, weemploy ANOVA and multivariate regressions. The results show that market power plays animportant role to explain APCs, inter alia, through market concentration, market position ofindividual publishers (publisher size), and the choice of hybrid publishing model. (…) »

Source >, Oliver Budzinski, Thomas Grebel, Jens Wolling, and Xijie Zhang, Ilmenau Economics Discussion Papers, Vol. 25, No. 133, 2019,