It has been long argued that the GDP itself cannot serve as an indicator of well-being solely, which led to the construction and use of multidimensional well-being and sustainability indices. The Human Development Index (HDI) has been one of the first attempts to go beyond single measure of well-being comparisons and o§er a multidimensional well-being measure by obtaining a composite index of education, income and health indices. Yet, many still argue that dimensions covered by the HDI do not reflect overall well-being of societies and new indicators should be added to the overall multidimensional well-being index. In this paper, we test and examine the inclusion of environmental variables to the HDI.
|Publication status||Published - 16 Oct 2015|
|Event||17th Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference - Venice, Italy|
Duration: 15 Oct 2015 → 17 Oct 2015
|Conference||17th Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference|
|Period||15/10/15 → 17/10/15|
Pinar, M., Stengos, T., & Topaloglou, N. (2015). Beyond GDP: An Assessment of the Human Sustainable Development Index. Paper presented at 17th Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference, Venice, Italy. https://www.ebesweb.org/Portals/0/Documents/Recent/17th%20EBES%20Conference%20-%20Venice%20Program.pdf