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Well-being indicators: a comparison of functional forms
Author/s: Giacomo Rotondo 
Year:  2013 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  15 Pg. 27-41 FullText PDF:  280 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RISS2013-001003
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In this work, once thirty-six simple indicators were selected, including those proposed by ISTAT in collaboration with the CNEL in the project Benessere equo e sostenibile in Italia, and eight dimensions of well-being, consistent with them, were identified, it was decided to build, to each of the twenty Italian territorial areas considered, a synthetic indicator of well-being. To aggregate into a single number the scores obtained on each dimension, reflecting the contribution of the corresponding simple indicators, reference was made to two functional forms, the weighted arithmetic mean and the weighted geometric mean. With regard to the results obtained for the years 2005 and 2009, a total of four rankings of geographical areas, two for each functional form, were produced.
Keywords: Dimensions, indicators, functional forms, well-being, ranking, Italian regions.

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Giacomo Rotondo, Well-being indicators: a comparison of functional forms in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2013, pp. 27-41, DOI:10.3280/RISS2013-001003


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