Author: Jeffrey Evans Stake

Jeffrey Evans Stake is Robert A. Lucas Chair and Professor of Law at Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law.

The US News Rankings Are Consistent with Aristocratic Values

In the current New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell entertainingly explains why computing a unidimensional ranking of educational quality from multidimensional indicators is a fool’s errand. In the case he examines, the project is to identify the best schools in order of quality, when the best school does not exist any more than a best kind of […]

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