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Many shades of wrong: what governments do when they manipulate statistics

Overview of attention for article published in Review of International Political Economy, May 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#9 of 479)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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Title
Many shades of wrong: what governments do when they manipulate statistics
Published in
Review of International Political Economy, May 2020
DOI 10.1080/09692290.2020.1769704
Authors

Roberto Aragão, Lukas Linsi

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 82. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 July 2020.
All research outputs
#255,392
of 15,375,887 outputs
Outputs from Review of International Political Economy
#9
of 479 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,629
of 243,971 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Review of International Political Economy
#1
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,375,887 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 479 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 12.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 243,971 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 12 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.