Emerging Trends in the Development and Application of Composite Indicators

Emerging Trends in the Development and Application of Composite Indicators

Veljko Jeremic (University of Belgrade, Serbia), Zoran Radojicic (University of Belgrade, Serbia) and Marina Dobrota (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 402
ISBN13: 9781522507147|ISBN10: 1522507140|EISBN13: 9781522507154|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0714-7

Description

Perceiving complex multidimensional problems has proven to be a difficult task for people to overcome. However, introducing composite indicators into such problems allows the opportunity to reduce the problem's complexity.

Emerging Trends in the Development and Application of Composite Indicators is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the benefits and challenges presented by building composite indicators, and how these techniques promote optimized critical thinking. Highlighting various indicator types and quantitative methods, this book is ideally designed for developers, researchers, public officials, and upper-level students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Environmental Applications
  • Higher Education Ranking
  • Indicator Construction
  • Industrial applications
  • Quality of Life Measures
  • Socio-Economic Development
  • Sustainability Performance

Reviews and Testimonials

This volume consists of 14 essays by organizational sciences, engineering, economics, and other researchers from Europe, Canada, Brazil, and Malaysia, who discuss the application of composite indicators to cross-border regional integration, sustainable urban mobility, technology management, the elements of a knowledge society, development, early childhood development, the rule of law and law enforcement, human capital, the environment, the age-friendliness of cities, human development, and education, as well as issues in the development of composite indicators: construction by data envelopment analysis and methodological challenges in building composite indexes.

– Protoview Reviews

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