Skip to main content

Table 4 Numbers of papers finding (dis-)economies of scope in biomedical and health research – by type of research group whose productivity is being analysed

From: Economies of scale and scope in publicly funded biomedical and health research: evidence from the literature

  Research Teama Departmentb University/Research Institute Total
Diseconomies of scope 1 4 5
Economies of scope 2 1 7 10
Evidence for both 1 6 7
Total 2 3 17 22
  1. aResearch Team, Sub-departmental laboratory/research unit
  2. bUniversity department or research centre inside a bigger organisation. A department is typically composed of a number of research teams