Thursday, July 15, 2021
Following up on my previous posts (links below):
Malcolm Gladwell, Lord of the Rankings (Revisionist History Season 6):
For 30 years, US News & World Report has been using a secret formula to rank the best colleges and universities in the United States. As a public service to our listeners, we hack the algorithm and discover the dirty little secret of the rankings game. Part one of a two-part series.
Malcolm Gladwell, Project Dillard (Revisionist History Season 6):
A historically Black university in New Orleans is beloved by everyone – except the US News best colleges rankings. We hack our way back into the algorithm and show how Dillard University can rise to the top. Part two of a two-part series.
Lord of the Rankings Further Resources
Project Dillard Further Resources
Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:
(Hat Tip: Selina Farrell)