George Mason University is *not* in the top 50 graduate schools of economics.

No Gravatar

US News &amp- World Report – Rankings

GMU is in the second tier, not even ranked numerically.

Maybe some of the GMU professors spend too much time blogging (as opposed to producing fundamental and applied research), and maybe some of them spend too much time putting up the show. They should focus on improving the standing of their university, first.