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Amartya Sen's Capability Approach : Theoretical Insights and Empirical Applications

Author: Wiebke Kuklys
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2005.
Series: Studies in Choice and Welfare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Ressources Internet
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kuklys, Wiebke.
Amartya Sen's capability approach.
Berlin : Springer, 2005
(DLC) 2005927144
Named Person: Amartya Kumar Sen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wiebke Kuklys
ISBN: 9783540280835 3540280839
OCLC Number: 300257034
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 juillet 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Preface by Amartya Sen --
Preface by Wiebke Kuklys --
Table of Contents --
List of Tables --
1 Introduction --
1.1 Motivation --
1.2 Individual Welfare Measures --
1.3 Aims and Structure of this Book --
1.4 Contribution of this Book --
2 Sen's Capability Approach to Welfare Economics --
2.1 Introduction --
2.2 Sen's Capability Approach --
2.3 Characterisation of Welfare Economics and its Tools --
2.4 Welfare Economics Revisited --
2.5 Evidence on the Measurement of Functionings and Capabilities --
2.6 Conclusions --
3 Structural Equation Models as an Alternative --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Welfare Analysis in the Punctionings Space --
3.3 Functionings Achievement: Measurement and Modelling --
3.4 A Structural Equation Model of Functionings Achievement --
3.5 Functionings Achievement: Indicators and Causes --
3.6 Results --
3.7 Conclusions --
4 Functionings-Based vs. Income-Based Inequality Measures: Informational Content and Robustness --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 Issues in Multidimensional Inequality Measurement --
4.3 Inequality in Unidimensional Distributions --
4.4 Multidimensional Distributions --
4.5 Robustness in Composite Functionings Measurement --
4.6 Empirical Application: Inequality in the Functionings Space --
4.7 Conclusions --
5 A Monetary Approach to Capability Measurement of the Disabled in the UK --
5.1 Introduction --
5.2 Capability as Needs-Adjusted Income --
5.3 Equivalence Scales --
5.4 Conversion Factors --
5.5 Estimating the Capability Set --
5.6 Results --
5.7 Conclusions --
Appendix 1 --
References.
Series Title: Studies in Choice and Welfare.
Responsibility: by Wiebke Kuklys.

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