At 11:07 10/10/2005, Alvaro wrote:
I have four lists of efficiency scores, which allow to order several
individuals according to their performance in different sectors.
I need to test if these rank-distributions are similar.
I wonder, is there any test that would help me to do this in just one
Alvaro has not specified which rank distributions are to be compared with
which other rank distributions, or what question exactly is being asked.
However, the -somersd- package, downloadable from SSC, produces
confidence limits for a wide range of rank statistics, and probably can
do whatever Alvaro actually wants to do. It comes with a .pdf manual
which explains the principles behind these statistics.
I hope this helps.
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