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Record number 538861
Title Composite indicators and sustainable development of regional agriculture applied to the Stavropol Territory in Russia
Author(s) Chaplitskaya, Anastasia; Heijman, W.J.M.; Ophem, J.A.C. van
Source APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce 11 (2017)3-4. - ISSN 1789-221X - p. 81 - 88.
Department(s) Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group
Economics of Consumers and Households Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2017
Keyword(s) sustainability - composite indicators - principle component analysis - agricultural policy
Abstract The aim of this paper is to nderstand and evaluate agricultura; sustainability in the Stavropol Territory by means of a composite indicator. In particular, the paper applies principal component analses to calculate a composite sustainability index by integration of selected economic, social and environmental indicators. The results demonstrate the utilityof analyzing several indicators in conjunction. The results also may indicate which variables influence development of regional agriculture. This information is important in order to design Agricultural support policy and to implement an increase the sustainability of the agriculture sector.
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