Skip to main content
Publication | 20 June 2020

Your 10-Step Pocket Guide to Composite Indicators & Scoreboards

This short guide stresses the importance of conducting an internal coherence assessment prior to the uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, so as to further refine and eventually correct the composite indicator structure. Expert opinion is needed in this phase in order to assess the results of the statistical analysis. Second, it stresses that there is a trade-off between multidimensionality and robustness in a composite indicator. One could have a very robust yet mono-dimensional index or a very volatile yet multi-dimensional one. 

10 Step Pocket Guide to Composite Indicators & Scoreboards
(570.26 KB - pdf)

Recommended reading