Title: Constructing Consistent Composite Indicators: the Issue of Weights
Publication Year: 2005
JRC N°: JRC32434
Other Identifiers: EUR 21834 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC32434
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This paper shows that a theoretical inconsistency exists between the real meaning of weights and the meaning that is generally attributed to them by the standard practice in constructing composite indicators. Guidelines to solve this drawback are given.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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