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Placement Efficiency: an Alternative Ranking Metric for Graduate Schools

  title={Placement Efficiency: an Alternative Ranking Metric for Graduate Schools},
  author={Robert L. Oprisko and Kirstie Lynn Dobbs and Joseph DiGrazia},
  journal={Labor: Human Capital eJournal},
Placement efficiency measures the number of tenured and tenure-track placements of Ph.D.-graduates per tenured and tenure-track faculty at a given Ph.D.-granting institution. We believe that the focus on tenured and tenure-track appointments provides both the most accurate control for the size of a department as well as the most appropriate operationalization of placement. We have chosen to utilize a data set that focuses solely on placement in Ph.D.-granting programs because we believe that… Expand
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