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Benchmarking Sustainable Development: A Synthetic Meta-index Approach

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2004/28
Title:
Benchmarking Sustainable Development: A Synthetic Meta-index Approach
Authors:
Laurens Cherchye and Timo Kuosmanen
Publication date:
2004
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291906158
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291906154
Copyright holder:
© Author(s)
Copyright year:
2004
Keywords:
sustainable development, integrated assessment, benchmarking, benefit of doubt weighting, data envelopment analysis
JEL:
Q01, O57, C43, C61
Sponsor:
UNU-WIDER acknowledges the financial contributions to the research programme by the governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online