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Weighting and Aggregation in Composite Indicator Construction: a Multiplicative Optimization Approach

  • P. Zhou

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  • B. Ang
  • D. Zhou

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 96 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 169-181

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:96:y:2010:i:1:p:169-181
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