The Open UniversitySkip to content

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.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


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: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 10134
Depositing User: Paul Anand
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:07
Share this page:


Scopus Citations

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340