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Settings weights in multidimensional indices of well-being and deprivation

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OPHI working paper no. 18
Abstract:

Multidimensional indices of well-being and deprivation have become increasingly popular, both in the theoretical and in the policy-oriented literature. By now, there is a wide range of methods to construct multidimensional well-being indices, differing in the way they transform, aggregate and weight the relevant dimensions. We present a unifying framework that allows us to compare the different approaches and to analyze the specific role of the dimension weights in each of them. Through in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Department of Economics
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2008
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:11bde348-9144-49e9-8c46-d09c3e10700d
Local pid:
ora:9406
ISBN:
978-1-907194-07-8

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