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Critical Analysis of Methods for Integrating Economic and Environmental Indicators

Pau Huguet Ferran, Reinout Heijungs and Joost G. Vogtländer

Ecological Economics, 2018, vol. 146, issue C, 549-559

Abstract: The application of environmental strategies requires scoring and evaluation methods that provide an integrated vision of the economic and environmental performance of systems. The vector optimisation, ratio and weighted addition of indicators are the three most prevalent techniques for addressing this need.

Keywords: Eco-efficiency; Ratio; Weighting; Vector optimisation; Composite indicators; Integration methods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.11.030

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