A different approach to university rankings

@article{Tofallis2011ADA,
  title={A different approach to university rankings},
  author={Chris Tofallis},
  journal={Higher Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={63},
  pages={1-18}
}
  • C. Tofallis
  • Published 31 March 2011
  • Economics
  • Higher Education
Educationalists are well able to find fault with rankings on numerous grounds and may reject them outright. However, given that they are here to stay, we could also try to improve them wherever possible. All currently published university rankings combine various measures to produce an overall score using an additive approach. The individual measures are first normalized to make the figures ‘comparable’ before they are combined. Various normalization procedures exist but, unfortunately, they… 

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