Multidimensional Perspectives on Poverty

  title={Multidimensional Perspectives on Poverty},
  author={Atika Pasha},
Concurrent to the widespread use of traditional income or consumption based measures for determining human development, there has been growing interest in the economics of happiness since the late 70s. Likewise, there is a broad strand in literature that has defined and commented upon indices that merge numerous ‘functionings’, based on the capabilities approach (CA) by Sen (1985), following a myriad of ideological judgments and objectives to determine objective wellbeing (Alkire & Foster… CONTINUE READING