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Establishing the RIE index: a review of the components critical to progress measurement

Natoli, Riccardo and Zuhair, Segu (2010) Establishing the RIE index: a review of the components critical to progress measurement. International Journal of Social Economics, 37 (8). pp. 574-591. ISSN 0306-8293

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Abstract

Purpose – The main purpose of this paper is to propose a progress framework revolving around the utilisation of three key constructs: resources, infrastructure and environment (index). Design/methodology/approach – This paper utilises a composite indicator and an interdisciplinary approach to construct a comprehensive measure of progress. Findings – The findings reveal that the methodological approach employed above allows components that are vital to progress to be incorporated into a coherent framework. Research limitations/implications – The proposed progress framework could be applied to countries, or act as a foundation for future progress measures. It is also hoped to promote interdisciplinary research between schools. Originality/value – The paper proposes an alternative measure of progress for nations that has the capability to capture more aspects important to progress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID20758, economic development, economic performance, economic resources, environmental management, resources
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
SEO Classification > 9101 Macroeconomics
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 01:34
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 01:14
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/6948
DOI: 10.1108/03068291011060634
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