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RePEc plagiarism accused offenders: Carlos Pestana Barros


Name: Carlos Pestana Barros
Affiliation at time of decision: Technical University of Lisbon


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Carlos Pestana Barros & Guglielmo Maria Caporale, and Margarida Abreu, 2008. "Productivity Drivers in European Banking: Country Effects, Legal Tradition and Market Dynamics," Economics and Finance Discussion Papers, Brunel University, 08-03. (local copy)

Valentin Zelenyuk & Vitaliy Zheka, 2006. "Corporate Governance and Firm’s Efficiency: The Case of a Transitional Country, Ukraine," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 25(1), pages 143-157. (local copy)

The methodology section of Barros-Caporale-Abreu (2008) is heavily inspired and in large parts copied from Zelenyuk-Zheka (2006) without acknowledgement.

Response of accused offenders

Carlos Pestana Barros has answered saying "we will take the paper out from the web".

In a separate email, he states:

I am the sole author that works with DEA, so I suggest that you apply the statement to me alone. This is fair. See a statement a made for the same issue in Energy Economics named apology in 2000.
(link, local copy)

Further statement of Carlos Pestana Barros.

Committee decision

___ Notification of offender superiors
___ Notification of editor published plagiarising work
YES Request of removal of plagiarising work
YES Notification of afflicted author(s)
___ Notification of afflicted editor
NO Banning of author from RePEc Author Service
YES Publication on RePEc plagiarism page

Further developments

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