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The Measurement of Economic, Social and Environmental Performance of Countries: A Novel Approach

  • Maria Cracolici


  • Miranda Cuffaro


  • Peter Nijkamp


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 95 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
Pages: 339-356

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:95:y:2010:i:2:p:339-356
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