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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark McGillivray; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
|Description:||xiv, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Human well-being : issues, concepts and measures / Mark McGillivray --
Human well-being : concepts and conceptualizations / Des Gasper --
Income-based measures of average well-being / Steve Dowrick --
Social and political indicators of human will-being / Susan Harkness --
Composite indexes of human well-being : past, present and future / Mark McGillivray and Farhad Noorbakhsh --
Indicators of inequality and poverty / S. Subramanian --
Gender-related indicators of well-being / Stephan Klasen --
Sustainability and well-being indicators / Eric Neumayer --
Subjective measures of well-being / Ruut Veenhoven --
Participatory approaches and the measurement of human well-being / Sarah White and Jethro Pettit.
|Series Title:||Studies in development economics and policy.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Mark McGillivray.|
'It has become widely acknowledged that the purpose of development is to improve human well being. But how do we define well being? How do we measure it? This volume is a much needed publication that