Replication data for: Do Economists Swing for the Fences after Tenure?

Joseph Engelberg, Edward Van Wesep & Jonathan Brogaard
Using a sample of all academics who pass through top 50 economics and finance departments from 1996 through 2014, we study whether the granting of tenure leads faculty to pursue riskier ideas. We use the extreme tails of ex-post citations as our measure of risk and find that both the number of publications and the portion consisting of \"home runs\" peak at tenure and fall steadily for a decade thereafter. Similar patterns hold for faculty...
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