Diseno de un indice sintetico de desarrollo sostenible y aplicacion a la Union Europea
AbstractEn el presente artÃculo se establecen las bases metodolÃ³gicas y se diseÃ±a un Ãndice sintÃ©tico global de desarrollo sostenible que cumple tres condiciones: se adapta a los principios de PresiÃ³n Â– Estado Â– Respuesta, adopta los mandatos de la Agenda 21 Local y se adecua a los cuatro componentes o dimensiones bÃ¡sicas de la sostenibilidad: institucional, medioambiental, econÃ³mica y social. A partir de dicha metodologÃa se construye el Ãndice sintÃ©tico sobre el cÃ³mputo de 78 variables, 37 subindicadores y 13 indicadores, agrupados Ã©stos en las cuatro dimensiones citadas para, a continuaciÃ³n, proceder a su aplicaciÃ³n a los paÃses de la UE. Palabras clave: Recursos Naturales, Medio Ambiente, Desarrollo Sostenible, UniÃ³n Europea. SUMMARY This article establishes the methodological foundations by designing a global synthetic index of sustainable development which fulfils three conditions: it adapts to the principles of Pressure Â– State Â– Response, it adopts the mandates established in Local Agenda 21 and adapts to the four components or basic dimensions of sustainability: institutional, environmental, economic and social. The synthetic index is constructed using the aforesaid methodology and based on the calculations of 78 variables, 37 sub-indicators and 13 indicators, gathered the latter in the previously mentioned four dimensions and subsequently applying this index to the EU countries.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales.
Volume (Year): 04 (2004)
Issue (Month): 07 ()
Natural Resources; Environment; Sustainable Development; European Union; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods; Q5; R1;
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