A Global Ranking of Political Science Departments

@article{Hix2004AGR,
  title={A Global Ranking of Political Science Departments},
  author={Simon Hix},
  journal={Political Studies Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={293 - 313}
}
  • S. Hix
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Economics
  • Political Studies Review
Rankings of academic institutions are key information tools for universities, funding agencies, students and faculty. The main method for ranking departments in political science, through peer evaluations, is subjective, biased towards established institutions, and costly in terms of time and money. The alternative method, based on supposedly ‘objective’ measures of outputs in scientific journals, has thus far only been applied narrowly in political science, using publications in a small number… 

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