Author Videos

Understanding Level of Measurement

This video by the Leeds Business School examines the four levels of measurement: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. The speaker provides examples of each and what they measure.

Measuring the Intangible

This video discusses how researchers face challenges in measuring intangibles such as technology, knowledge, and skills. It also explores how governments have progressed toward developing measures to evaluate programs and performance over time.

Vehicle Emissions Research by the University of Leeds in the UK

This video explores measurement in practice from an international policy perspective by looking at how vehicle emissions are measured and the data are utilized by the International Transport Studies.

How is Poverty Measured?

This video by the World Bank looks at how poverty is measured, based upon developing a conceptualization of well-being and quality of life. Consumption and income are two indicators of well-being that are examined in the video.