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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. Mitch Kunce
  2. Victor Manole, Nicolae Istudor and Dan Boboc (Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences)
  3. Carmen Lenuta Trica and Marilena Papuc (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)
  4. Mihaela Roberta Stanef (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)
  5. Ben Soltane Bassem (Higher Institute of Business Administration of Gafsa, Tunisia)
  6. Aidong Liu and Jinfang Liu (Central South University)
  7. Zhu Qingyu
  8. Pier Giogio Ardeni (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
  9. Aura Gabriela Socol and Cristian Socol (Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences)
  10. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  11. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  12. Sylvester Jatta
  13. Sylvester Jatta
  14. Sylvester Jatta
  15. 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)
  16. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  17. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  18. Dorel Ailenei (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest) and Amalia Cristescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  19. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Bruno Ventelou (GREQAM and SE4S)
  20. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Ulf-G. Gerdtham (Lund University and Swedish Institute for Health Economics)
  21. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM)
  22. Alexandru Negrila (Intertel Communications SRL)
  23. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos (Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Coimbra, ISCAC)
  24. Cristiana Tudor (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti) and Radu Lupu (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti and Academia Romana)
  25. 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. Argentino Pessoa: retraction, plagiarized. NEW
  20. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos: plagiarizing, plagiarized, correction.
  21. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos: plagiarizing, plagiarized, plagiarized, correction
  22. Georgiana Nicoleta Rosoi: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  23. Yasmin Said, Edward Wegman, Walid Sharabati and John Rigsby: plagiarizing, retraction.
  24. Brian Swart (4): story.
  25. Kevin Tang, David A. Robinson and Michael Harvey: plagiarizing, plagiarized, retraction.
  26. 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, 3) Retractions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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. Boboc, Dan
  12. Botti, Laurent
  13. Bruinsma, Frank
  14. Chang, Hsu-Ling
  15. Christensen, Amanda L.
  16. Cristescu, Amalia
  17. Da, Qingli
  18. Dieke, Peter U.C. (2)
  19. Duan, Chi-Hsiang
  20. Erfanifard, Ali
  21. Frey, Bruno
  22. Geh, Eugene Z.
  23. Gerdtham, Ulf-G.
  24. Gervini, Daniel
  25. Gottinger, Hans Werner (5)
  26. Hall, Maximilian
  27. Hamalainen, Paul
  28. Harvey, Michael
  29. Howcroft, Barry
  30. Hunton, James E. (5)
  31. Istudor, Nicolae
  32. Jatta, Sylvester (3)
  33. Knapp, Wolfgang
  34. Kourtit, Karima
  35. Kumar, Pradeep
  36. Kunce, Mitch
  37. Kung, Hsiang-Jui
  38. Lackman, Conway L.
  39. Lichtenthaler, Ulrich (6)
  40. Liu, Aidong
  41. Liu, Fan-Yong
  42. Liu, Jinfang
  43. Lupu, Radu
  44. Malkawi, Bashar H.
  45. Manole, Victor
  46. Marinescu, Cosmin (2)
  47. Mayer, David M.
  48. Mehrara, Mohsen
  49. Min, Jungwon
  50. Mitchell, William F.
  51. Mitsuhashi, Hitoshi
  52. Moeini, Ali
  53. Negrila, Alexandru
  54. Nijkamp, Peter (2)
  55. Nofsinger, John F.
  56. Papadopoulis, Konstantinos
  57. Papuc, Marilena
  58. Pessoa, Argentino
  59. Peypoch, Nicolas (2)
  60. Ribeiro Ramos, Francisco F. (3)
  61. Rigsby, John
  62. Robinson, David A.
  63. Rosoi, Georgiana Nicoleta
  64. Said, Yasmin
  65. Salam, Mohammad
  66. Savage, David
  67. Schmitt, Peter
  68. Sharabati, Walid
  69. Socol, Aura Gabriela
  70. Socol, Cristian
  71. Solonandrasana, Bernardin
  72. Stanef, Mihaela Roberta
  73. Su, Chi-Wei
  74. Swart, Brian (4)
  75. Tang, Kevin
  76. Torgler, Benno
  77. Trica, Carmen Lenuta
  78. Tseng, Hsing-Chau
  79. Tudor, Cristiana
  80. Tung, Hui-Lien
  81. Ventelou, Bruno
  82. Vrat, Prem
  83. Walumbwa, Fred O.
  84. Wang, Hui
  85. Wang, Jun-Ping
  86. Wang, Peng
  87. Wang, Sheng-Dong
  88. Wang, Yanhua
  89. Wegman, Edward
  90. Workman, Kristina
  91. Zaman, Khalid (16)
  92. Zhang, Jikiang
  93. Zhou, Yong-Wu
  94. Zhu, Meng-Nan

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