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Capabilities and achievements: an empirical study

Anand, Paul and van Hees, Martin (2006). Capabilities and achievements: an empirical study. Journal of Socio-Economics, 35(2) pp. 268–284.

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The article contributes to the operationalisation of the Sen-Nussbaum approach to quality of life by developing a survey instrument that shows how to distinguish between achievements and scope in seven dimensions of peoples' lives.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1053-5357
Keywords: achievements; capabilities; life satisfaction; happiness; Sen; Nussbaum
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Economics
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 10134
Depositing User: Paul Anand
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:06
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