Inbreeding in Law School Hiring: Assessing the Performance of Faculty Hired from within
Cornell University - Law School
Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Law
Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, Pt. 2, January 2000
This study compares the scholarly impact of inbred entry-level law school faculty members. The sample includes 32 law schools and approximately 700 entry-level faculty members. By our measure of performance, scholarly impact as measured by citation frequency, inbred entry-level law school faculty members do not perform as well as non-inbred entry-level faculty members.
Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 26, 2001
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