ci_bod_mdir {Compind}R Documentation

Multi-directional Benefit of the Doubt approach (MDBoD)

Description

Multi-directional Benefit of the Doubt (MDBoD) allows to introduce the non-compensability among simple indicators in a standard BOD in an objective manner: the preference structure, i.e., the direction, is determined directly from the data and is specific for each unit.

Usage

ci_bod_mdir(x,indic_col)

Arguments

x

A data.frame containing simple indicators.

indic_col

A numeric list indicating the positions of the simple indicators.

Value

An object of class "CI". This is a list containing the following elements:

ci_bod_mdir_est

Composite indicator estimated values.

ci_method

Method used; for this function ci_method="bod".

ci_bod_mdir_spec

Simple indicators specific scores.

ci_bod_mdir_dir

Directions for each simple indicator and unit.

Author(s)

Fusco E.

References

Fusco E. (2023) "Potential improvements approach in composite indicators construction: the Multi-directional Benefit of the Doubt model", Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, vol. 85, 101447

See Also

ci_bod_dir, mea

Examples

data(BLI_2017)
CI <- ci_bod_mdir(BLI_2017,c(2:12))

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