principle component analysis

COMPOSITE INDICATORS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL AGRICULTURE APPLIED TO THE STAVROPOL TERRITORY IN RUSSIA

by Anastasia Chaplitskaya – Wim Heijman – Johan van Ophem The aim of this paper is to understand and evaluate agricultural sustainability in the Stavropol Territory by means of a composite indicator. In particular, the paper applies principal component analyses to calculate a composite sustainability index by integration of selected…