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Social Indicators Research

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

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14.06.2021 | Original Research

Mobile Internet Use and Multidimensional Poverty: Evidence from A Household Survey in Rural China

Although reducing poverty has become an important issue for rural development in China, few studies have analyzed the role of mobile Internet use in multidimensional poverty. To fill this gap, this study investigated the impact of mobile Internet …

14.06.2021 | Original Research

Social Tolerance and Economic Development

This study empirically examines the relationship between social tolerance for homosexuality and economic development. Relevant theories support the positive effect of economic development on tolerance as well as the positive effect of tolerance on …

13.06.2021 | Original Research

The Role of Catchment Areas on School Segregation by Economic, Social and Cultural Characteristics

This research analyses the socioeconomic and cultural segregation of students across school catchment areas using census data for the students in their second year of secondary education in Andalusia (the most populated region in Spain). The main …

13.06.2021 | Original Research

Two Latent Groups Influencing Subjective Social Status: Middle Class Tendency and Clear Class Consciousness

Previous studies clarified that many individuals tend to attribute themselves into the middle-class, explaining this tendency by referring to group reference theory. This article aims to explore the formation of subjective social status from a …

12.06.2021 | Original Research

A Multifaceted Intervention with Savings Incentives to Reduce Multidimensional Child Poverty: Evidence from the Bridges Study (2012–2018) in Rural Uganda

Using a randomized controlled trial design, we examine the effects of savings incentives (match rate 1:1 versus 1:2) with mentorship and financial trainings on child poverty among 1383 orphaned children (mean age 12.7 years at baseline) in rural …

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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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