amcc: Absolute mean citizen congruence

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also

View source: R/amcc.R

Description

Calculates absolute median citizen congruence.

Usage

1
amcc(Z,R)

Arguments

Z

Population vector

R

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

Details

The representation score is calculated as: |median of Z - median of R|, or |median of Z - single point|. There is a derivative (amcc) 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

aacc


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