Daniel Markovits


Daniel Markovits is Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School and founding director of the Center for the Study of Private Law. His most recent book is The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite.

Schooling in the Age of Human Capital

from Questioning the Quantified Life, Volume 22, Number 2

Metrics do not and, in fact, cannot measure any intelligible conception of excellence at all