Gordon-Vichi Macroeconomic Partition Ensemble Data

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Description

Soft partitions of 21 countries based on macroeconomic data for the years 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, and 1995.

Usage

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data("GVME")

Format

A named cluster ensemble of 5 soft partitions of 21 countries into 2 or 3 classes. The names are the years to which the partitions correspond.

Details

The partitions were obtained using fuzzy c-means on measurements of the following variables: the annual per capita gross domestic product (GDP) in USD (converted to 1987 prices); the percentage of GDP provided by agriculture; the percentage of employees who worked in agriculture; and gross domestic investment, expressed as a percentage of the GDP. See Gordon and Vichi (2001), page 230, for more details.

Source

Table 1 in Gordon and Vichi (2001).

References

A. D. Gordon and M. Vichi (2001). Fuzzy partition models for fitting a set of partitions. Psychometrika, 66, 229–248. \Sexpr[results=rd,stage=build]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("10.1007/BF02294837")}.

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