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The Comparative Reliability of the Global University Rankings


  • Balatsky, E.

    (CEMI RAS, Moscow, Russia)

  • Ekimova, N.

    (The State University of Management, Moscow, Russia)


The plurality of global rankings of Universities is considered in this article. The classification of global ranking is given. Their mutual consistency is evaluated. The procedure of estimation and comparison of the reliability of global rankings is offered and approved.

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  • Balatsky, E. & Ekimova, N., 2011. "The Comparative Reliability of the Global University Rankings," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, issue 11, pages 127-140.
  • Handle: RePEc:nea:journl:y:2011:i:11:p:127-140

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    1. Balatsky, E. & Ekimova, N., 2012. "The Global University Rankings: the Problem of Manipulation," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 13(1), pages 126-146.

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    rankings of Universities; ranking criteria; education; economic policy; local reliability; global reliability;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions


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