mp_clarity

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Percentile

Programmatic clarity measures (PC)

Computes party clarity measures suggested by Giebler/Lacewell/Regel/Werner 2015.

Usage
mp_clarity(data, weighting_kind = "party", weighting_source = NULL,
  auto_rescale_weight = TRUE, auto_rescale_variables = TRUE,
  dimensions = clarity_dimensions())
Arguments
data

a dataframe or matrix in format of Manifesto Project Main Dataset

weighting_kind

party or country-specific weighting of the dimensions

weighting_source

name of variable with party importance weighting (can be rmps, pervote)

auto_rescale_weight

rescale weights to 0-1

auto_rescale_variables

rescale dimension variables to 0-1

dimensions

dimensions to be used, must be in the format of the return value of clarity_dimensions

Value

a vector of clarity values

References

Giebler, Heiko, Onawa Promise Lacewell, Sven Regel and Annika Werner. 2015. Niedergang oder Wandel? Parteitypen und die Krise der repraesentativen Demokratie. In Steckt die Demokratie in der Krise?, ed. Wolfgang Merkel, 181-219. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Aliases
  • mp_clarity
Documentation reproduced from package manifestoR, version 1.2.4, License: GPL (>= 3)

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