Reference : Measuring rank mobility with variable population size
Scientific journals : Article
Business & economic sciences : Social economics
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/23197
Measuring rank mobility with variable population size
English
D'Ambrosio, Conchita mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE) >]
Bossert, Walter [Université de Montréal - UdeM]
Can, Burak [Universiteit Maastricht]
2016
Social Choice and Welfare
Springer Science & Business Media B.V.
46
917-931
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0176-1714
1432-217X
[en] Rank mobility ; social status ; Kemeny measure
[en] We provide a characterization of a class of rank-mobility measures. These measures generalize the Kemeny measure that is well-known from the literature on measuring the distance between orderings. We use replication invariance to ensure that our measures are applicable in variable-population settings. The rank-based approach to mobility has a natural connection with the study of social status. Rank-based measures are widely applied in empirical research but their theoretical foundation is still in need of further investigation, and we consider our approach to be a contribution towards this objective.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/23197
10.1007/s00355-015-0942-z

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