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ERIC Number: EJ804150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0303-8300
A Method of Assembling Cross-Sectional Indicators into a Community Quality of Life
Epley, Donald R.; Menon, Mohan
Social Indicators Research, v88 n2 p281-296 Sep 2008
This study develops a new method of measuring quality of life at the local and state level. Further, it presents a methodology that combines heterogeneous indicators from different fields, such as economics, social, and health, into one total measurement. The technique shown can be used to compare one region with another, or compare one metro area with its own performance through time. The analysis shows which categories and indicators are ranked as the highest and serves as a measurement of economic development and potential targets for marketing plans. Every analyst interested in an aggregate, community measurement tool should be interested in the procedure and results.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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