And the Winners Are… An Axiomatic Approach to Selection from a Set
We study here the problem of evaluating whether the selection from a set is close to the ranking determined by a measurable criterion. We propose a number of natural axioms and show that an index exists that satisfies all these axioms. The paper ends with an application of the index to Italian academia.
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- Kobus, Martyna & Miloś, Piotr, 2008. "On Meritocratic Inequality Indices," MPRA Paper 10532, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Daniele Checchi & Gianni De Fraja & Stefano Verzillo, 2014. "Publish or Perish: An Analysis of the Academic Job Market in Italy," Discussion Papers 14/04, University of Nottingham, School of Economics.