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Analytical Frameworks

Analytical frameworks are important for linking information from different areas. Various types of frameworks are being used nowadays depending on the purpose of measurement. These frameworks seek to:

  • Integrate the economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainable development
  • Have sound foundations and to maintain key information needed to improve sustainable development measurements
  • Clarify relationships between different indicators and policies.

Some examples of analytical frameworks are; Pressure – StateResponse (PSR) model which is based on one of its variants Driving Force – Pressure – State – Impact – Response used by the European Environment Agency (EEA) or the Driving Force – State – Response.

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