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PhD life in Norway

It almost never came across my mind to pursue my PhD study in Norway. As an academician in the field of accounting/management, my “only knowledge” of pursuing a doctoral study is to countries such as the US, the UK, or Australia. Not only its beautiful nature and scenery, but Norway also offers high-quality education and a unique student experience that

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Top 20 Transportation Journals 2019

Below we present the ranking of top 20 transportation journals based on 2019 Google Scholar Metrics. Rank Publication h5-index h5-median 1 IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 79 117 2 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 75 102 3 Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 60 79 4 Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 59 78 5 Accident Analysis &

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How to verify your Medical Certificates by EPIC or ECFMG?

EPIC or ECFMG verification is the first step to get license and practice medicine abroad. Countries like UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Scandinavia and other European countries requires credentials to be verified by ECFMG. Through some recent changes, this verification has turned into a complete online process including a slight raise of fees. This procedure might seem a little complicated to

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How To Increase The Visibility Of A Published Article?

For academics, the goal is not only to publish their name in print but to make an impact in society and scientific community.  For this purpose, published research has to be disseminated properly. Most journals do disseminate their published articles in many ways, but authors can boost dissemination of their research. Often, well-disseminated research leads to higher citations. Here, we

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Steps in Vector Autoregressive (VAR) and Vector Error Correction (VEC) Models

Steps in Vector Autoregressive (VAR) and Vector Error Correction (VEC) Models Check co-integration using Johansen co-integration test If you find any co-integration equation, go for VEC model. However, VAR is fine too for simplicity. Estimation parameters do not differ drasticially. Decide on lag orders. Perform diagnostic check. If all good, perform out-sample forecast. Check accuracy of both in-sample and out-sample forecast.

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Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling

Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling Here I present a checklist for robust structural equation modeling (SEM) in research articles. 1. Data cleaning 2. Check normality of data 3. Check for response bias 4. Develop a measurement model 4.1. Exploratory factor analysis 4.2. Confirmatory factor analysis 4.3. Correlations among latent factors 4.4. Convergent and divergent validity checks 4.5. Reliability checks 4.6.

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Nobel Prize for Medicine 2018 goes to advancement in cancer treatment

Two professors and scientist who have been working on cancer immunotherapy, won Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine, 2018. James P. Allison from America and Tasuku Honjo from Japan has jointly been awarded by The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, for their phenomenal success on cancer immunotherapy. At a glance: James P. Allison is an American immunologist, engages the position

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