The KOF Index of Globalisation is an index of the degree of globalisation of 122 countries.:29 It was conceived by Axel Dreher at the Konjunkturforschungsstelle of ETH Zurich, in Switzerland. It was first published in 2002, and covered the period from 1970 until that year.:46 A new version of it was published in 2017:29 and 2018.
The index is based on three principal criteria: economic, political and social.:46 Unlike the Maastricht Globalisation Index, it does not take into account environmental factors.:29
- ^ Jump up to:ab c Axel Dreher, Noel Gaston, Pim Martens (2008). Measuring Globalisation: Gauging Its Consequences. New York: Springer. ISBN 9780387740690.
- ^ Jump up to:ab Marco Caselli (2012). Trying to Measure Globalization: Experiences, Critical Issues and Perspectives. Dordrecht; New York: Springer. ISBN 9789400728066.
- ^“KOF Globalisation Index”. www.kof.ethz.ch. Retrieved 2019-03-15.