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Determination of hierarchical relationships among sustainable development goals using interpretive structural modeling

Author:
Kumar, Pravin, Ahmed, Faisal, Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Sinha, Prerna
Source:
Environment, development and sustainability 2018 v.20 no.5 pp. 2119-2137
ISSN:
1387-585X
Subject:
developing countries, models, resource allocation, sustainable development
Abstract:
This paper analyses the complex interactions among the seventeen sustainable development goals (SDGs) and presents them in a hierarchical framework using interpretive structural modeling technique. The driving and dependence powers of each of these goals have been ascertained to help the developing and least developed countries improve their strategic orientation for a particular goal within a given time frame. This would also help them in prioritizing their resource allocations on a specific SDG by focusing on its hierarchical ranking on one hand and driving and dependence powers on the other.
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6135063