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Indices and Indicators in Development

An Unhealthy Obsession with Numbers

Indices and Indicators in Development( )
Author: Morse, Stephen
ISBN:978-1-84407-011-4
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $64.00
Book Description:

The use of numbers to condense complex systems into easily digested 'bites' of information is very much in fashion. At one level they are intended to enhance transparency, accountability and local democracy, while at another they provide a means of enhancing performance. However, all indicators suffer from the same basic problem that, ironically, is also their biggest advantage - condensing something highly complex into a few simple numbers. Love them or hate them, there is no denying...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Development / Economic Development
Business & Economics / Forecasting
Social Science / Research
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.7 x 23.4 x 1.4 cm
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms



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