Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide on the Basis of PhD Placement

@article{Amir2008RankingED,
  title={Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide on the Basis of PhD Placement},
  author={Rabah Amir and Malgorzata Knauff},
  journal={The Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2008},
  volume={90},
  pages={185-190}
}
  • R. Amir, M. Knauff
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Education
  • The Review of Economics and Statistics
Four rankings of economics departments worldwide in terms of graduate education are constructed. The central methodological 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. Scores are derived as solutions to linear simultaneous equations in the values. The sample includes the top 58 departments, the composition of which is determined endogenously, invoking a criterion requiring more than… 
On the relationship between the field of specialization and the job placement of PhD graduates. Evidence from U.S. universities 1
The analysis of labor market for PhD graduates varies across methods, sample selection and model specifications. The literature investigating professional research in economics has also been
The Path to Being an Economics Professor: What Difference Does the Graduate School Make?
What success do US graduate economics programs have in terms of having their graduates achieve associate or full professor status in top ranked economics departments? Of the 138 Ph.D. economics
Comparing the early research performance of PhD graduates in labor economics in Europe and the USA
TLDR
Analysis of the early research performance of PhD graduates in labor economics suggests a higher productivity by graduates from European universities than from USA universities, but this difference vanishes when accounting for the quality of the publication.
Divisions within Academia: Evidence from Faculty Hiring and Placement
Abstract I look for divisions to clusters among academic departments in three disciplines: economics, mathematics, and comparative literature. I define clusters as subsets of departments with
Publishing Trends in Economics across Colleges and Universities, 1991–2007
There is good reason to think that non-elite programs in economics may be producing relatively more research than in the past: research expectations have been ramped-up and new information
Which Journal Rankings Best Explain Academic Salaries? Evidence from the University of California
The ranking of an academic journal is important to authors, universities, journal publishers and research funders. Rankings are gaining prominence as countries adopt regular research assessment
REVEALED PERFORMANCES: WORLDWIDE RANKINGS OF ECONOMISTS AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS, 1990–2000
In this paper, I study the production of academic research by economics departments and economists. Worldwide rankings are provided based on both citations and publications. These rankings reveal a
The Economics Olympics: Ranking U.S. Economics Departments Based on Prizes, Medals, and Other Awards
This study ranks the top 25 U.S. economics departments on the basis of four prestigious awards won/held by these departments' current faculty: the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, the John Bates
Divisions within Academia
I look for divisions to clusters among academic departments in three disciplines: economics, mathematics, and comparative literature. I define clusters as subsets of departments with unexpectedly
How Do Academic Elites March Through Departments? A Comparison of the Most Eminent Economists and Sociologists’ Career Trajectories
This article compares the career trajectories and mobility patterns of Nobel Laureates in economics with those of highly cited sociologists to evaluate a theory advanced by Richard Whitley that