COVID-19 Salgın Sürecinde AB Ülkelerindeki Yaşam Kalitesinin Çok Kriterli Karar Verme ile Değerlendirilmesi

2021 Journal of Social Research and Behavioral Sciences  
It is seen that the COVID-19 epidemic, which emerged in December 2019, affects living and working conditions all over the world. In this epidemic, preventive measures taken by countries to prevent the rapid spread of the virus caused changes in people's daily lives, as well as making it difficult for them to provide the minimum economic conditions necessary for their survival. In the European Union, which is one of the largest economic and political unions, it has been observed that the
more » ... effects of the COVID-19 epidemic have reached serious dimensions. On the other hand, with the help of quality of life indicators, it is possible to evaluate the level of quality of life of individuals, groups or countries and to make international comparative analyzes by setting targets to increase this level. In this study, the data that can be accessed on the basis of all countries were included in the research in order to make a comparative analysis for all EU Countries. Variables handled within the scope of the study are life satisfaction, interest-loan-debt deferral, job security, news media, number of households having difficulties in living, decrease in employment, trust in government, trust in the EU and vaccination rate. In the study, evaluation was made by using ARAS and TOPSIS methods, which are among the Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methods, and the Entropy method was used to determine the criterion weights. 27 EU countries were ranked according to the criteria determined in the application part of the study. The study is important in terms of simultaneous evaluation of the mentioned variables from a holistic perspective using MCDM methods.
doi:10.52096/jsrbs. fatcat:jr6g2jpqjbamjaddqcyf7v7cge