The Invariant Method is Manipulable
AbstractWe show that the invariant method (Pinski and Narin, 1976), recently axiomatised by Palacios-Huerta and Volij (2004), and used to quality-rank academic journals is subject to manipulation: a journal can boost its performance by making additional citations to other journals.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management in its series Working Paper Series with number 0804.
Length: 7 pages
Date of creation: May 2007
Date of revision: May 2008
quality ranking academic journals; invariant method; manipulation;
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- A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics
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- Liebowitz, S J & Palmer, J P, 1984. "Assessing the Relative Impacts of Economic Journals," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 22(1), pages 77-88, March.
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