Introduction to "Capability approach and multidimensional well-being in high-income countries"

Burchi, Francesco / Pasquale De Muro
External Publications (2016)

in: Forum for Social Economics 45 (2-3), 111-119

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This article is the Introduction to the Special Issue on “Capability Approach and Multidimensional Well-being in High-income Countries”. The volume offers an in-depth investigation of the major methodological challenges faced in the attempt to measuring and analyzing well-being in high-income countries and portrays people’s well-being conditions in different European countries. It contains seven papers, which are an interesting combination of theoretical, methodological, and empirical works. The common denominator is the endorsement of Amartya Sen’s capability approach as conceptual framework guiding the analysis.

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Burchi, Francesco

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