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The Invariant Method is Manipulable
László Á. Kóczy
Research Memoranda from Maastricht : METEOR, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization
We 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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