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The Importance of the Geographic Level of Analysis in the Assessment of the Quality of Life: The Case of Spain

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  • Eduardo González

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  • Ana Cárcaba

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  • Juan Ventura

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 102 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 209-228

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:102:y:2011:i:2:p:209-228

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Keywords: Quality of life; Municipalities; Regions; DEA; VEA; Variance components analysis;

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Cited by:
  1. Ernest Reig, 2012. "Building an Enlarged Human Development Indicator: Europe and the Southern Mediterranean Basin," Working Papers 1203, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia.
  2. Põldaru, Reet & Roots, Jüri, 2014. "A PCA–DEA approach to measure the quality of life in Estonian counties," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 65-73.
  3. Ernest Reig-Martínez, 2013. "Social and Economic Wellbeing in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin: Building an Enlarged Human Development Indicator," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 111(2), pages 527-547, April.
  4. Cristina Bernini & Andrea Guizzardi & Giovanni Angelini, 2013. "DEA-Like Model and Common Weights Approach for the Construction of a Subjective Community Well-Being Indicator," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 405-424, November.

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