Capabilities and Well-Being : Evidence Based on the Sen-Nussbaum Approach to Welfare

@inproceedings{Anand2008CapabilitiesAW,
  title={Capabilities and Well-Being : Evidence Based on the Sen-Nussbaum Approach to Welfare},
  author={Paul Anand and Graham Alexander Hunter and Ron Smith},
  year={2008}
}
One of the most significant theoretical contributions to wel fare analysis across a range of disciplines has been the development of the capabilities framework by Sen and others. Motivated by the claim that freedom should play a key role in social evaluation, the capabilities framework suggests that we consider what it is that people are free to do, as well as what they actually do. Using data from the British Household Panel Survey in conjunction with a list of substantial values posited by… CONTINUE READING