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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. Tuncay Kararti and Zeki Yüksekbilgili (universidad Azteca and Avrasay University) NEW!
  2. Mitch Kunce
  3. Victor Manole, Nicolae Istudor and Dan Boboc (Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences)
  4. Carmen Lenuta Trica and Marilena Papuc (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)
  5. Mihaela Roberta Stanef (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)
  6. Ben Soltane Bassem (Higher Institute of Business Administration of Gafsa, Tunisia)
  7. Aidong Liu and Jinfang Liu (Central South University)
  8. Zhu Qingyu
  9. Pier Giogio Ardeni (Università degli Studi di Bologna)
  10. Aura Gabriela Socol and Cristian Socol (Bucharest Academy of Economic Sciences)
  11. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  12. Carlos Pestana Barros (Technical University of Lisbon)
  13. Sylvester Jatta
  14. Sylvester Jatta
  15. Sylvester Jatta
  16. 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)
  17. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  18. Cosmin Marinescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  19. Dorel Ailenei (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest) and Amalia Cristescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)
  20. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Bruno Ventelou (GREQAM and SE4S)
  21. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM) and Ulf-G. Gerdtham (Lund University and Swedish Institute for Health Economics)
  22. Arshia Amiri (GREQAM)
  23. Alexandru Negrila (Intertel Communications SRL)
  24. Francisco F. Ribeiro Ramos (Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Coimbra, ISCAC)
  25. Cristiana Tudor (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti) and Radu Lupu (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucureşti and Academia Romana)
  26. 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.
  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.

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. Kararti, Tuncay
  34. Knapp, Wolfgang
  35. Kourtit, Karima
  36. Kumar, Pradeep
  37. Kunce, Mitch
  38. Kung, Hsiang-Jui
  39. Lackman, Conway L.
  40. Lichtenthaler, Ulrich (6)
  41. Liu, Aidong
  42. Liu, Fan-Yong
  43. Liu, Jinfang
  44. Lupu, Radu
  45. Malkawi, Bashar H.
  46. Manole, Victor
  47. Marinescu, Cosmin (2)
  48. Mayer, David M.
  49. Mehrara, Mohsen
  50. Min, Jungwon
  51. Mitchell, William F.
  52. Mitsuhashi, Hitoshi
  53. Moeini, Ali
  54. Negrila, Alexandru
  55. Nijkamp, Peter (2)
  56. Nofsinger, John F.
  57. Papadopoulis, Konstantinos
  58. Papuc, Marilena
  59. Pessoa, Argentino
  60. Peypoch, Nicolas (2)
  61. Ribeiro Ramos, Francisco F. (3)
  62. Rigsby, John
  63. Robinson, David A.
  64. Rosoi, Georgiana Nicoleta
  65. Said, Yasmin
  66. Salam, Mohammad
  67. Savage, David
  68. Schmitt, Peter
  69. Sharabati, Walid
  70. Socol, Aura Gabriela
  71. Socol, Cristian
  72. Solonandrasana, Bernardin
  73. Stanef, Mihaela Roberta
  74. Su, Chi-Wei
  75. Swart, Brian (4)
  76. Tang, Kevin
  77. Torgler, Benno
  78. Trica, Carmen Lenuta
  79. Tseng, Hsing-Chau
  80. Tudor, Cristiana
  81. Tung, Hui-Lien
  82. Ventelou, Bruno
  83. Vrat, Prem
  84. Walumbwa, Fred O.
  85. Wang, Hui
  86. Wang, Jun-Ping
  87. Wang, Peng
  88. Wang, Sheng-Dong
  89. Wang, Yanhua
  90. Wegman, Edward
  91. Workman, Kristina
  92. Yüksekbilgili, Zeki
  93. Zaman, Khalid (16)
  94. Zhang, Jikiang
  95. Zhou, Yong-Wu
  96. Zhu, Meng-Nan

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