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Social Indicators Research

Social Indicators Research

An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement

Editor-in-Chief: Filomena Maggino

ISSN: 0303-8300 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0921 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11205

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Filomena Maggino, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Founding Editor:

Alex C. Michalos
Professor Emeritus, Political Science, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

SINET Selection Editor:

Kenneth Land, Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA


Giovanna Boccuzzo, Padua University, Italy
Enrico Di Bella, University of Genoa, Italy
Marco Fattore, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Christian Suter, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Editorial Board:

Hirotsugu Aiga, World Health Organization, Japan; Sergiu Baltatescu, University of Oradea, Romania; David Bell, York University, Canada; Martin Binder, Bard College Berlin, Germany; Jeroen Boelhouwer, The Netherlands Institute for Social Research, The Netherlands; Gaël Brulé, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland; Frederik le Roux Booysen, University of Free State, South Africa; Ferran Casas, University of Girona, Spain; Danilo Cavapozzi, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy; Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University, Australia; Richard Easterlin, University of Southern California, USA; Richard J. Estes, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Viviana Egidi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; Enrico Giovannini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; Wolfgang Glatzer, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany; Bruce Headey, Melbourne Institute of Applied Sciences, Australia; Takashi Inoguchi, University of Niigata Prefecuture, Japan; Peter Krause, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany; Kenneth Land, Duke University, USA; Simon Langlois, Universite Laval, Canada; Matteo Mazziotta, Italian Institute of Statistics, Italy; Krishna Mazumdar, Economic Research Unit, India; Alex C. Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada; Valerie Møller, Rhodes University, South Africa; Georg Mueller, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Riccardo Natoli, Victoria University, Australia; Heinz-Herbert Noll, University of Mannheim, Germany; Giampaolo Nuvolati, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy; Jolanta Perek-Bialas, Jagiellonian University, Poland; Mariano Rojas, FLACSO-Mexico and UPAEP, Mexico; Linda Laura Sabbadini, Italian National Institute of Statistics–Istat, Italy; Michaela Saisana, European Commission, Italy; Willem Saris, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain; Andrew Sharpe, Center for the Study of Living, Canada; Samuel Shye, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel; M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA; Marta Sugareva, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Ming-Chang Tsai, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Udaya R. Wagle, Western Michigan University, USA; Claire Wallace, University of Aberdeen, UK; Zhanjun Xing, Shandong University, China; Bruno Zumbo, University Of British Columbia, Canada.

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    Since its foundation in 1974, Social Indicators Research has become the leading journal on problems related to the measurement of all aspects of the quality of life. The journal continues to publish results of research on all aspects of the quality of life and includes studies that reflect developments in the field. It devotes special attention to studies on such topics as sustainability of quality of life, sustainable development, and the relationship between quality of life and sustainability. The topics represented in the journal cover and involve a variety of segmentations, such as social groups, spatial and temporal coordinates, population composition, and life domains. The journal presents empirical, philosophical and methodological studies that cover the entire spectrum of society and are devoted to giving evidences through indicators. It considers indicators in their different typologies, and gives special attention to indicators that are able to meet the need of understanding social realities and phenomena that are increasingly more complex, interrelated, interacted and dynamical. In addition, it presents studies aimed at defining new approaches in constructing indicators.

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