Sidharth Moktan is a Predoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD), University of Chicago. He completed his B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Colorado College in 2015. Sidharth’s research interests include topics in the field of labor economics, and the study of incentives and innovation.
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This paper examines the relationship between placement of publications in Top Five (T5) journals and receipt of tenure in academic economics departments.
Getting published in a top five economics journal is a near-requirement for tenure. But it’s a poor measure of research quality within a system that punishes creativity.
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Nobel laureate James Heckman, Sidharth Moktan and their INET-funded research on economics journals is featured in The Economist.
Nobel laureate James Heckman, Sidharth Moktan and their INET-funded research on economics journals is featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education.