Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ranking Fed research

My previous post discussed and documented the large number of Fed economists among the top tier of economists doing academic research.  As a fun follow up, I've used information from the ranking of Fed economists' research to rank the various Feds.  Specifically, I simply aggregated the Wu-index across economists at each Fed to obtain a measure of "Total Wu-ness".

Here it is. Make of it what you wish: