Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Professor Abednego F. O. Amartey has been ranked high among the top 15 researchers in the field of Business and Management in Ghana by the Alper-Doger (AD) Scientific Index for 2021.
Prof. Okoe Amartey also placed first in UPSA and 223rd in Africa in the highly cited researchers’ category which assesses academicians based on the number of articles published and citations received.
In all, a total of 450 researchers/lecturers representing 139 universities from 17 countries were ranked from the Africa region.
The AD Scientific Index is a ranking and analysis system based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists and institutions.
It is the first metric that provides both academic ranking and analysis results.
Using a total of nine parameters, the “AD Scientific Index” shows the ranking of an individual scientist in 12 subjects including Agriculture & Forestry, Arts, Design and Architecture, Business & Management, Economics & Econometrics, Education and Engineering & Technology.
The other subject areas include History, Philosophy, Theology, Law/Law and Legal Studies, Medical and Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, among other.
It covers 11,700 institutions of employment, 186 countries, 11 regions comprising Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, Oceania, Arab League, EECA, BRICS, USAN and COMESA.