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Diseno de un indice sintetico de desarrollo sostenible y aplicacion a la Union Europea

  • Laxe, Fernando I. Gonzalez
  • Palmero, Federico G. Martin
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    En el presente artículo se establecen las bases metodológicas y se diseña un índice sintético global de desarrollo sostenible que cumple tres condiciones: se adapta a los principios de Presión – Estado – Respuesta, adopta los mandatos de la Agenda 21 Local y se adecua a los cuatro componentes o dimensiones básicas de la sostenibilidad: institucional, medioambiental, económica y social. A partir de dicha metodología se construye el índice sintético sobre el cómputo de 78 variables, 37 subindicadores y 13 indicadores, agrupados éstos en las cuatro dimensiones citadas para, a continuación, proceder a su aplicación a los países de la UE. Palabras clave: Recursos Naturales, Medio Ambiente, Desarrollo Sostenible, Unión 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 – State – 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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    Article provided by Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales.

    Volume (Year): 04 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 07 ()
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