"Anchoring" the World University Rankings

Nicholas Bowman, Michael Bastedo

Abstract


Reputation scores are a key problem with international rankings. Our study shows that the initial Times Higher Education rankings had a disproportionate impact on people's assessment of international university reputations.

Keywords


Rankings; International; reputation; prestige; Times Higher Education; Shanghai Jiao Tong

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2011.65.8578

 

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