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2006, Understanding human well-being. Edited by McGillivray, Mark and Clarke, Matthew, United Nations University Press, New York, N.Y..

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Title Understanding human well-being
Editor(s) McGillivray, MarkORCID iD for McGillivray, Mark orcid.org/0000-0002-6461-2706
Clarke, Matthew
Publication date 2006
Total pages xxiii, 386 p.
Publisher United Nations University Press
Place of Publication New York, N.Y.
Notes Also published by Bookwell, New Delhi, 2006
Contents : 1. Human well-being : concepts and measures / Mark McGillivray and Matthew Clarke -- Pt. I. Human well-being concepts -- 2. Does it matter that we do not agree on the definition of poverty? : a comparison of four approaches / Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi, Ruhi Saith and Frances Stewart -- 3. Economic well-being and non-economic well-being / Andrew Sumner -- 4. The four qualities of life : ordering concepts and measures of the good life / Ruut Veenhoven -- 5. Inequalities, agency and well-being : conceptual linkages and measurement challenges in development / Douglas A. Hicks -- Pt. II. Well-being measures and applications -- 6. On the measurement of human well-being : fuzzy-set theory and Sen's capability approach / Mina Baliamoune-Lutz -- 7. Benchmarking sustainable development : a synthetic meta-index approach / Laurens Cherchye and Timo Kuosmanen -- 8. Adjusting human well-being indices for gender disparity : insightful empirically? / Mark McGillivray and J. Ram Pillarisetti -- 9. Well-being and the complexity of poverty : a subjective well-being approach / Mariano Rojas -- 10. International inequality in human development dimensions / Mark McGillivray -- 11. Assessing well-being using hierarchical needs / Matthew Clarke -- 12. Assessing poverty and inequality at a detailed regional level : new advances in spatial microsimulation / Ann Harding, Rachel Lloyd, Anthea Bill and Anthony King -- Pt. III. Well-being case studies -- 13. Longevity in Russia's regions : do poverty and low public health spending kill? / Oleksiy Ivaschenko -- 14. The medium- and long-term effects of an expansion of education on poverty in Cote d'Ivoire : a dynamic microsimulation study / Michael Grimm -- 15. Dynamics of poverty in Ethiopia / Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles -- 16. Prospects for "pro-poor" growth in Africa / Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles.
ISBN 9280811304
9789280811308
Language eng
Field of Research 140202 Economic Development and Growth
Socio Economic Objective 970114 Expanding Knowledge in Economics
HERDC Research category A7.1 Edited book
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Free to Read? Yes
Use Rights Creative Commons Attribution noncommercial share alike licence
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