Author: Gingras, Y. Publication Year: 2016

Summary: Yves Gingras highlights the importance universities attach to rankings such as the Shanghai Ranking of universities. Description: He goes on to approach the problems approached with such rankings,
“However, given the numerous studies about the supposed scientific validity of university rankings and their perverse effects, it remains somewhat mysterious that many intelligent and well-educated academics and administrators continue to use these invalid indicators to promote their institutions and make important strategic decisions like hiring and promotions.”

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