Do Economics Departments Improve after They Appoint a Top Scholar as Chairperson?

Summary There has been almost no research into what makes an effective chairperson in a university department. This paper constructs a historical longitudinal dataset on economics departments in 58 US research universities. It documents evidence that a department's research output tends to impr...

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Volume: 70
Main Author: Goodall, Amanda H
McDowell, John M
Singell, Larry D
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.11.2017
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published in: Kyklos (Basel) Vol. 70; no. 4; pp. 546 - 564
Data of publication: November 2017
ISSN: 0023-5962
EISSN: 1467-6435
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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