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“What It Takes to Get Tenure” – Perceptions and Experiences of AAEA Members


  • Schroeter, Christiane
  • Anders, Sven


A national survey of tenured and untenured economists reveals how requirements and performance indicators in teaching, research, service, and grant funding have adjusted over time. While perceptions of what it takes to attain tenure have changed, self-motivation and support from colleagues are now key to earning promotion and tenure in U.S. higher education.

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  • Schroeter, Christiane & Anders, Sven, 2017. "“What It Takes to Get Tenure” – Perceptions and Experiences of AAEA Members," Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 32(2), July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaeach:259358
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.259358

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