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And the Winners Are… An Axiomatic Approach to Selection from a Set

Daniele Checchi (), Gianni De Fraja () and Stefano Verzillo

Discussion Papers from University of Nottingham, School of Economics

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Ranking of sets; Axiom of Choice JEL Numbers: D11; C79; L83; I23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-05
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