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  1. The following questions are related to: David Colander’s, “Research on the Economics Profession,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Fall 1989, 137-149 (outside reading #1):( COLANDER, D., “Research on the Economics Profession, “JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES, Fall 1989, 3: (4)137-148. )
    1. How is output measured when evaluating academic economists?
    2. In what subfield was Binghamton ranked higher than Cornell?
    3. What SUNY economist(s) made the top-25 list nationwide?
  2. How did Polachek, Kniesner, and Harwood (outside reading #2) measure performance of economics students at UNC-CH?(POLACHEK, S., KNIESNER, T. and HARWOOD, H., “Educational Production Functions: A Microeconomics Approach, “Journal of Educational Statistics (Autumn 1978) and reprinted in Rendigs Fels and John Siegfried (eds.) Research on Teaching College Economics: Selected Readings (New York: Joint Council on Economic Education) 1982, pp. 334-356. )
  3. How should I measure performance in this class?

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School: University of Virginia



Academic Economists
Student’s Name
Affiliation Institution

How is output measured when evaluating academic economists?
Colander (1989), is opposed to use of traditional methods of evaluating economists
output. This methods include quantitative metrics of quantity-weighted journal article, where the
article was published and the institution of affiliation. He argues that one cannot assess or rank a
scholars achievement based on these metrics. Ins...

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