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Comparing Composite Indicators to measure Quality of Life: the Italian “Sole 24 Ore†case
Gianna Agrò, Mariantonietta Ruggieri, Erasmo Vassallo

Last modified: 2018-06-07


The measure of Quality of Life is still a topic widely discussed in the
literature. In Italy, the newspaper "Il Sole 24 Ore" publishes a famous ranking that highlights a strong disparity between Northern and Southern Italy areas. In this paper, some methods are compared in order to show how different types of normalization and aggregation can influence the results.


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