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A PCA-AA approach to measure the equal and sustainable well-being in the Italian Regions
Miranda Cuffaro

Last modified: 2015-09-05


The study proposes a measure of the well-being of Italian regions in terms of efficiency, considering simultaneously economic, social and environmental aspects. The paper suggests an integrated approach of Activity Analysis (AA) and Principal Components Analysis (PCA) to evaluate the equal and sustainable well-being (ESW) of Italian Regions for the years 2005 and 2010. The AA efficiency scores has been used to evaluate in a separate way the sustainable and economic development of regions. The analysis evidence that Italian regions do not show a suitable balance between economic and sustainable performance of well-being.

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