New Unidimensional Indexes for China
AbstractA first principal component combines several indicators so as to maximize their internal consistency for measuring a construct. First principal components are extracted here from Swiss Economic Institute and World Bank datasets containing yearly societal indicators for China. These indicators are input to population-weighted regressions without recourse to survey sampling or probabilistic inference. The results demonstrate Chomskyan globalization and domestic credit as strong exogenous and endogenous predictors of Chinese per capita GDP. These encouraging findings, easily extendable to other nations, are brought by two new societal indexes with assured unidimensionality. View Full-Text
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Bechtel , G. New Unidimensional Indexes for China. Math. Comput. Appl. 2017, 22, 13.
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Bechtel , Gordon. 2017. "New Unidimensional Indexes for China." Math. Comput. Appl. 22, no. 1: 13.
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