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THE ASSESSMENT OF SOCIAL PROGRESS REGIONS OF SLOVAKIA

Abstrakt:

Regional policy is characterized as a set of objectives, measures and decisions in the development activities of stakeholders. Regional development is defined as a system of economic, cultural and environmental processes. In the article is construction a composite index of social progress for the regions of Slovak Republic, the Social Progress Index. The Social Progress Index is an aggregate index number of social and environmental indicators that capture three dimensions of social progress: Basic Human Needs, Foundations of Wellbeing, and Opportunity. Each of this three dimensions including four components of the Social Progress Index. The main aim of the paper is to construction of the by Social Progress Index for condition of the Slovak regions. Input indicators included in the Social Progress Index are analysed using statistical methods. Internal data consistency within each component is verified by Principal Component Analysis. The normalized data are aggregated into a composite indicator and compared.

Autor: Dana JAŠKOVÁ

Vydanie: 2017/4     Strany: 59-67     Klasifikácia JEL: C34, C52, R23

Kľúčové slová: Regional policy, Social progress, Composite indicator, statistical methods

Sekcia: PUBLIC ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Kontakty:
Dana Jašková, PhD., RNDr.
Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
Faculty of Social and Economic Relations
Department of Economy and Economics
Študentská 3
911 50 Trenčín
Slovak Republic
e-mail: dana.jaskovanuni.sk


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