Citations in Economics is at a very primitive stage of development. Data distributed through this service may be used for information retrieval purposes but should be take very carefully for scientific evaluation activities. That is because:
The processing of documents is being done automatically. There still are errors and omissions in the identification of references. We are working to improve the software in order to increase the accuracy level in the parsing process.
Only a fraction of electronic documents have been analysed at the moment, namely the 74% of the available documents. There are several conditions a document should fulfill to be analysed: