Multi-objective decision making in macro- and micro-economics with application of the MULTIMOORA method
Faculty of Applied Economics
International journal of applied nonlinear science
, p. 75-99
University of Antwerp
MULTIMOORA, the most effective method to respond to normalisation and importance of different objectives, substitutes by dimensionless measurements the use of weights; avoids the Condorcet-Arrow paradox by starting from a decision matrix instead of comparison two by two and is composed of three methods controlling each other. The ratio system of MOORA goes for a ratio system with each response of an alternative on an objective compared to a positive denominator, representative for all alternatives concerning that objective, ending with a total of objectives to be maximised, the objectives to be minimised subtracted. The reference point approach is the second method in MOORA by applying the ratios found earlier and whereby a maximal objective reference point is chosen. Finally, the MULTIMOORA method adds a third method, the full multiplicative form: all elements per row in the decision matrix are multiplied. Applications in macro and micro economics illustrate the issue.