Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125665
Authors: 
Dohse, Dirk
Gold, Robert
Year of Publication: 
2013
Series/Report no.: 
WWWforEurope Working Paper 10
Abstract: 
This paper discusses alternative measures of cultural diversity to be used in subsequent investigations of the impacts of cultural diversity on regional development in Europe. It derives indicators for the measurement of cultural diversity from the literature and describes possible adjustments and refinements. Finally, the discussed measures and weights are applied in order to provide a first descriptive overview of cultural diversity in in Europe at the regional (NUTS-2) level.
Subjects: 
Regional development
cultural diversity
measurement issues
JEL: 
M13
O18
R11
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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