Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide on the Basis of Phd Placement

@inproceedings{Amir2005RankingED,
  title={Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide on the Basis of Phd Placement},
  author={R. Amir and M. Knauff},
  year={2005}
}
  • R. Amir, M. Knauff
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • An objective ranking of economics departments worldwide in terms of graduate education is derived. The central idea is that the value of a department is the sum of the values of its PhD graduates, as reflected in the values of their current employing departments. The scores are thus derived as solutions to a linear system of simultaneous equations in the values. The sample includes the top fifty-four departments, the composition of which is determined endogenously using a criterion requiring a… CONTINUE READING
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