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Dominance relations and universities ranking

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  • Nicolas CARAYOL
  • Agenor LAHATTE

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This paper proposes a theory for establishing dominance relations between universities on the basis of their scientific production and the number of citations their publications received in given time window. We apply this theory to the ranking of French Universities.

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  • Nicolas CARAYOL & Agenor LAHATTE, 2009. "Dominance relations and universities ranking," Cahiers du GREThA (2007-2019) 2009-02, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA).
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    2. Bouyssou, Denis & Marchant, Thierry, 2011. "Bibliometric rankings of journals based on Impact Factors: An axiomatic approach," Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 75-86.
    3. Lando, Tommaso & Bertoli-Barsotti, Lucio, 2017. "Measuring the citation impact of journals with generalized Lorenz curves," Journal of Informetrics, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 689-703.
    4. Stefano Vannucci, 2010. "Dominance dimension: a common parametric formulation for integer-valued scientific impact indices," Scientometrics, Springer;Akadémiai Kiadó, vol. 84(1), pages 43-48, July.

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    Keywords

    Ranking; dominance relations; citations;
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    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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