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RePEc plagiarism offenders

Recognized by the RePEc plagiarism committee

Reverse chronological listing of plagiarism offenders, as established by the committee following the procedures. Affiliation is as of the time of the decision.
  1. Carmen Lenuta Trica and Marilena Papuc (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies) NEW
  2. Mihaela Roberta Stanef (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies) NEW
  3. Ben Soltane Bassem (Higher Institute of Business Administration of Gafsa, Tunisia)
  4. Aidong Liu and Jinfang Liu (Central South University)
  5. Zhu Qingyu
  6. Pier Giogio Ardeni (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
  7. Aura Gabriela Socol and Cristian Socol (Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences)
  8. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  9. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  10. Sylvester Jatta
  11. Sylvester Jatta
  12. Sylvester Jatta
  13. Jixiang Wang (School of Economics and Management, Southeast University, Nanjing), Qingli Da (School of Economics and Management, Southeast University, Nanjing), Yanhua Wang (School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Min Hang)
  14. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  15. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  16. Dorel Ailenei (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest) and Amalia Cristescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  17. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Bruno Ventelou (GREQAM and SE4S)
  18. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Ulf-G. Gerdtham (Lund University and Swedish Institute for Health Economics)
  19. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM)
  20. Alexandru Negrila (Intertel Communications SRL)
  21. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos (Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Coimbra, ISCAC)
  22. Cristiana Tudor (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti) and Radu Lupu (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti and Academia Romana)
  23. Soumitra Kumar Bera (North-Eastern Hill University)

Other documented cases

The following cases are public and documented. The RePEc plagiarism committee was not involved in them. Listed alphabetically.

Plagiarism

  1. Carlos Pestana Barros: plagiarizing, plagiarized, apology
  2. Carlos Pestana Barros, Laurent Botti, Nicolas Peypoch, and Bernardin Solonandrasana: plagiarizing, plagiarized, apology
  3. Carlos Pestana Barros and Peter U.C Dieke: plagiarizing, plagiarized, apology
  4. Carlos Pestana Barros and Peter U.C. Dieke: plagiarizing, plagiarized, apology
  5. Carlos Pestana Barros and Nicolas Peypoch: plagiarizing, plagiarized, apology
  6. Eugene Z. Geh: plagarizing, plagiarized
  7. Hans Werner Gottinger: plagiarizing (chapter 6, Google Books), published version of plagiarized
  8. Hans Werner Gottinger: plagiarizing, published version of plagiarized
  9. Hans Werner Gottinger: plagiarizing, plagiarized, discussion
  10. Hans Werner Gottinger: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  11. Hans Werner Gottinger: plagiarizing, plagiarized.
  12. Wolfgang Knapp and Peter Schmitt: plagiarizing, plagiarized, plagiarized, plagiarized, plagiarized, retraction.
  13. Conway L. Lackman: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  14. Fan-Yong Liu: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  15. Bashar H. Malkawi: plagiarizing, plagiarized.
  16. Mohsen Mehrara, Ali Moeini, Mehdi Ahrari and Ali Erfanifard: plagiarizing, plagiarized.
  17. John F. Nofsinger: plagiarizing, retraction.
  18. Konstantinos Papadoulis: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction
  19. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos: plagiarizing, plagiarized, correction.
  20. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos: plagiarizing, plagiarized, plagiarized, correction
  21. Georgiana Nicoleta Rosoi: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  22. Yasmin Said, Edward Wegman, Walid Sharabati and John Rigsby: plagiarizing, retraction.
  23. Brian Swart (4): story.
  24. Kevin Tang, David A. Robinson and Michael Harvey: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  25. Hsing-Chau Tseng, Chi-Hsiang Duan, Hui-Lien Tung and Hsiang-Jui Kung: plagiarizing, erratum.

Self-plagiarism

  1. S. Balan, Prem Vrat and Pradeep Kumar: plagiarizing, plagiarizing, retraction
  2. Scott Baum, Anthea Bill and William F. Mitchell: plagiarizing, plagiarizing, retraction
  3. Frank Bruinsma, Karima Kourtit and Peter Nijkamp: plagiarizing, retraction
  4. Hsu-Ling Chang, Chi-Wei Su and Meng-Nan Zhu: plagiarizing, plagiarizing, retraction
  5. Bruno Frey, David Savage and Benno Torgler: plagiarizing, plagiarizing, plagiarizing, plagiarizing, retraction, retraction.
  6. Daniel Gervini: plagiarizing, retraction.
  7. Paul Hamalainen, Maximilian Hall and Barry Howcroft: plagliarizing, plagiarized, plagiarized, retraction.
  8. Ulrich Lichtenthaler: plagiarizing, plagiarizing (also listed in fraud section)
  9. Jungwon Min and Hitoshi Mitsuhashi: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction
  10. Peter Nijkamp: plagiarizing, retraction
  11. Mohammad Salam: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction
  12. Sheng-Dong Wang, Yong-Wu Zhou and Jun-Ping Wang: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.

Fraud

  1. Ulrich Lichtenthaler: Statistical embellishment (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  2. Kalid Zaman: Fake peer reviews (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, background)
  3. Fred O. Walumbwa, David M. Mayer, Peng Wang, Hui Wang, Kristina Workman, Amanda L. Christensen: concerns about statistical analysis (article, expression of concern)
  4. James E. Hunton: Fabricated or manipulated data (1, 2) Retractions: 1, 2, 3, 4. More details. NEW

Alphabetical listing of all authors

  1. Ahrari, Mehdi
  2. Ailenei, Dorel
  3. Amiri, Arshia (3)
  4. Ardeni, Pier Giorgio
  5. Balan, S.
  6. Barros, Carlos Pestana (7)
  7. Bassem, Ben Soltane
  8. Baum, Scott
  9. Bera, Soumitra Kumar
  10. Bill, Anthea
  11. Botti, Laurent
  12. Bruinsma, Frank
  13. Chang, Hsu-Ling
  14. Christensen, Amanda L.
  15. Cristescu, Amalia
  16. Da, Qingli
  17. Dieke, Peter U.C. (2)
  18. Duan, Chi-Hsiang
  19. Erfanifard, Ali
  20. Frey, Bruno
  21. Geh, Eugene Z.
  22. Gerdtham, Ulf-G.
  23. Gervini, Daniel
  24. Gottinger, Hans Werner (5)
  25. Hall, Maximilian
  26. Hamalainen, Paul
  27. Harvey, Michael
  28. Howcroft, Barry
  29. Hunton, James E. (4)
  30. Jatta, Sylvester (3)
  31. Knapp, Wolfgang
  32. Kourtit, Karima
  33. Kumar, Pradeep
  34. Kung, Hsiang-Jui
  35. Lackman, Conway L.
  36. Lichtenthaler, Ulrich (6)
  37. Liu, Aidong
  38. Liu, Fan-Yong
  39. Liu, Jinfang
  40. Lupu, Radu
  41. Malkawi, Bashar H.
  42. Marinescu, Cosmin (2)
  43. Mayer, David M.
  44. Mehrara, Mohsen
  45. Min, Jungwon
  46. Mitchell, William F.
  47. Mitsuhashi, Hitoshi
  48. Moeini, Ali
  49. Negrila, Alexandru
  50. Nijkamp, Peter (2)
  51. Nofsinger, John F.
  52. Papadopoulis, Konstantinos
  53. Papuc, Marilena
  54. Peypoch, Nicolas (2)
  55. Ribeiro Ramos, Francisco F. (3)
  56. Rigsby, John
  57. Robinson, David A.
  58. Rosoi, Georgiana Nicoleta
  59. Said, Yasmin
  60. Salam, Mohammad
  61. Savage, David
  62. Schmitt, Peter
  63. Sharabati, Walid
  64. Socol, Aura Gabriela
  65. Socol, Cristian
  66. Solonandrasana, Bernardin
  67. Stanef, Mihaela Roberta
  68. Su, Chi-Wei
  69. Swart, Brian (4)
  70. Tang, Kevin
  71. Torgler, Benno
  72. Trica, Carmen Lenuta
  73. Tseng, Hsing-Chau
  74. Tudor, Cristiana
  75. Tung, Hui-Lien
  76. Ventelou, Bruno
  77. Vrat, Prem
  78. Walumbwa, Fred O.
  79. Wang, Hui
  80. Wang, Jun-Ping
  81. Wang, Peng
  82. Wang, Sheng-Dong
  83. Wang, Yanhua
  84. Wegman, Edward
  85. Workman, Kristina
  86. Zaman, Khalid (16)
  87. Zhang, Jikiang
  88. Zhou, Yong-Wu
  89. Zhu, Meng-Nan

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