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Scientific Prospecting on Sustainable Development: A Bibliometric Analysis

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.6, No. 9)

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Page : 291-296

Keywords : Bibliometrics; Scientific Production; Sustainable Development.;

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This study aimed to map a scientific production on Sustainable Development through a bibliometric analysis. The methodological procedures were delineated by a quantitative approach, the research involved data taken from Scopus scientific database. For the searches in this database, the keywords “sustainable development” and “sustainable development” were used within a period of 10 years, from 2009 to 2018. The searches identified 7,841 publications related to the theme, an average of 784 articles published per year.The year with the largest number of publications was 2018, with 1279 publications. The author with the largest number of publications was researcher Razman, M. R., with 17 articles published.Regarding the areas of publication of articles, the ones that stood out in relation to the number of articles published were: Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Energy, Business, Management and Accounting and Engineering, with respectively 3,844, 3,051, 1,551, 1,398 and 1,093 articles. published. Among the journals, the ones with the highest number of publications were: Sustainability Switzerland, Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainable Development, with respectively 391, 186 and 145 publications. Regarding educational institutions, the highlights regarding the number of articles published were for the Chinese Academy of Sciences, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies and University Kebangsaan Malaysia. The country with the largest number of publications in the area - United States, with 850 publications. Note that most of the publications were written in English, with a total of 7,091 publications in English.

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