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Composite Indices, Alternative Weights, and Comparison Robustness

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Composite indices are widely used and can be highly influential. Yet most remain controversial owing to inter alia the arbitrary selection of component weights. Several studies have proposed testing the robustness of rankings generated by composite indices with respect to alternative weights but have not provided sufficient guidance on the choice of these alternatives. This paper proposes a holistic yet theoretically novel approach for selecting sets of alternatives weights and assessing comp...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative Publisher's website
Journal:
OPHI Working Papers Journal website
Issue:
106
Pages:
1-24
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Source identifiers:
661884
ISBN:
9781907194919
Language:
English
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2016-11-28

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