The Reverse Matthew Effect: Catastrophe and Consequence in Scientific Teams
NBER Working Paper No. 19489
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We thank Alex Entz, Yiyan Liu, Huan Meng, and Ari Bellin for excellent research assistance and numerous seminar participants at Case Reserve Western University, Harvard University, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Purdue University, the University of Chicago and the 2013 International Industrial Organization Conference for helpful comments and suggestions. We also thank the University of Maryland, the Northwestern University Institute on Complex Systems (NICO); the Army Research Laboratory under cooperative Agreement Number W911NF-09-2-0053; and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant BAA-11-64, Social Media in Strategic Communication, for financial support. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the Army Research Laboratory, the U.S. government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.