Mishra, SK
(2016):
*A note on construction of a composite index by optimization of Shapley value shares of the constituent variables.*

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## Abstract

This paper proposes a method to construct composite index, which is a linear combination of several variables, by deriving weights on the criterion of Shapley value (from cooperative game theory) that a constituent variable has in making the composite index. In practice it is found oftentimes that the most common method of principal component analysis has a tendency to ignore (or poorly weigh) those constituent variables that do not have strong correlation with the sister variables. This elitist nature of PCA forces a compromise upon the analyst’s desire and need to incorporate those weakly correlated (but theoretically and practically important) variables into the composite index. In that case, one must construct a composite index that is more inclusive in nature. The Shapley value based composite index meets that requirement.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | A note on construction of a composite index by optimization of Shapley value shares of the constituent variables |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Shapley value, Composite index, Principal Component Analysis, Inclusive indices, Global optimization |

Subjects: | C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C43 - Index Numbers and Aggregation C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods ; Programming Models ; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C61 - Optimization Techniques ; Programming Models ; Dynamic Analysis C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods ; Programming Models ; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C63 - Computational Techniques ; Simulation Modeling C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7 - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C71 - Cooperative Games |

Item ID: | 72330 |

Depositing User: | Sudhanshu Kumar Mishra |

Date Deposited: | 02 Jul 2016 12:39 |

Last Modified: | 01 Oct 2019 13:25 |

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URI: | https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/id/eprint/72330 |