Estimating Collective Wellbeing

This method estimates the wellbeing of a country by using an alternative measure to GDP. The proposed measure is the average sophistication of the satisfiable needs of a population, and it is estimated by connecting products sold in the country to the customers buying them in significant quantities, generating a customer-product bipartite network. The average sophistication of the satisfiable needs of a population is a good test of a country’s prosperity as it addresses the major issues of GDP.

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CreationDate 2015-11-10
Creator Guidotti, Riccardo, guidotti@di.unipi.it
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Item URL http://data.d4science.org/ctlg/ResourceCatalogue/estimating_collective_wellbeing
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Owner Guidotti, Riccardo, guidotti@di.unipi.it
Paper Url https://www.researchgate.net/publication/290392837_Going_Beyond_GDP_to_Nowcast_Well-Being_Using_Retail_Market_Data
ProgrammingLanguage Python
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SoBigData Url http://www.sobigdata.eu/exploratories/well-being-economy
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Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Social Network Analysis
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input A text file containing the bipartite network: customer, product, number of purchases
output Two files containing product and customers sophistication measures
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Author Guidotti Riccardo
Maintainer Guidotti Riccardo
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Last Updated 20 March 2018, 18:42 (CET)
Created 23 September 2016, 13:03 (CEST)