• Vol. 27 No. 2, 147–148
  • 15 March 1998

Scientific Publication is Dominated by First World Countries


There is a perception among authors of scientific articles from “developing” or “third world” countries that when they submit their research papers to international journals, the most frequent response is a rejection. Is there a bias against publication of scientific papers from developing countries by Editors of internationally published journals (usually based in “developed” or “first world” countries)?

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