Inbreeding in Law School Hiring: Assessing the Performance of Faculty Hired from within
Posted: 26 Jun 2001
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.
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