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An Analysis of Rank Ordered Data


  • Paudel, Krishna P.
  • Poudel, Biswo N.
  • Dunn, Michael A.
  • Pandit, Mahesh


Many methods are available to analyze rank ordered data. We used a spectral density method to analyze Formosan subterranean termite control options ranked by Louisiana homeowners. Respondents are asked to rank termite control options from the most preferred to the least preferred option. Spectral analysis results indicated that the most preferred termite control choice is a relatively cheap ($0.13 per square foot) option of liquid treatment.

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  • Paudel, Krishna P. & Poudel, Biswo N. & Dunn, Michael A. & Pandit, Mahesh, 2009. "An Analysis of Rank Ordered Data," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49518, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea09:49518

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    1. Jon A. Breslaw, 2002. "Multinomial probit estimation without nuisance parameters," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 5(2), pages 417-434, June.
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    FST; rank ordered data; spectral analysis; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods;

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