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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2012, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (2): 147-154.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2012.02.004

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Statistical Analysis on the Scientific Literature of Tea Economics

ZHU Yong-xing, JIANG Ai-qin   

  1. Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou 310008, China
  • Received:2011-12-13 Revised:2012-02-25 Online:2012-04-15 Published:2019-09-05

Abstract: 1449 Chinese literatures with tea economic themes were collected and filtered. With these articles statistical analysis on bibliometrics and keywords analysis were carried out. Results showed that during the latest 10 years the number of tea economic articles developed as a path of increasing curve with a low valley; these articles were published on 461 journals, among which the top 3 journals published more than 50 articles in each; and also there are 64.2% journals only published 1 article in each. There are 1152 first authors in these 1449 articles, among which there are 12 first authors who published more than 5 articles in each. These first authors affiliate to 803 institutions, which mainly belong to high education field and agriculture field, and fewer belong to research and economic institutions. The keyword analysis results showed that there are totally 3642 keywords in 1449 tea economic articles with total frequency of 8595. The keywords with highest frequencies as follows: “tea industry”, “industrialization”, “development”, “countermeasure”, “brand”, “famous tea”, “organic tea”, “Pu-erh tea”, “sustainable development”, “economic effect”, “trade”, “market”, etc. In different years there are different high frequency keywords. In recent years, it occurrences some new keywords, in which the most important ones are “dark tea”, “market construction”, “tea industry association”, “distract brand”, “brand marketing”, “industrial structure”, etc. In the latest 10 years, the conceptions of tea brand, tea culture were gotten more attentions. Whereas, the attention to the tea export concept was dropped down for several years, but recovered in some degree in recent 3 years.

Key words: tea economics, literature, calculation, distribution, trace

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