Systems of financial incentives to researchers for publishing in high quality journals exist in several countries. Some examples are:
Evaluation of the research publications of staff and students in different University units is based on peer-reviews, panel-committee assessments and bibliometric indices. In some countries, direct bonuses are offered to research groups and individual researchers for publications in reputed international journals. International experience has shown that this initiative has resulted in significant growth in research productivity. This process has also resulted in the rise of institutions in international academic ranking.