A Multidimensional Assessment of Well-being Based on Sen ’ S Functioning Approach

  title={A Multidimensional Assessment of Well-being Based on Sen ’ S Functioning Approach},
  author={Enrica Chiappero Martinetti},
  • Enrica Chiappero Martinetti
  • Published 2000
The aim of this paper is to deal with some methodological issues related to the multidimensional analysis of well-being from the theoretical perspective suggested by Amartya Sen. Widely recognised as one of the more satisfying and complete approaches to well-being analysis, Sen’s capability approach has found relatively few empirical applications up to now, mainly for its strong informational and methodological requirements. In this paper I try to make some progress towards the possibility of… CONTINUE READING
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