Paul L. Caron

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Malcolm Gladwell Interviews Robert Morse: 'Lord Of The Rankings'

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)

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