Absolute citizen congruence

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Description

Calculates absolute citizen congruence.

Usage

1
acc(Z,R)

Arguments

Z

Population vector

R

Vector for the representatives, or single point (e.g. government)

Details

The representation score is calculated as: (1/N) * sum|Zi - median(R)|. There is a derivative (accm) which uses the mean rather than the median here.

Value

Representation score

Author(s)

Didier Ruedin

References

Golder, M., and J. Stramski. 2010. Ideological Congruence and Electoral Institutions. American Journal of Political Science 54 (1): 90-106.

See Also

accm, rcc

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