|Title:||Sen's Capability Approach to Welfare Economics|
|Abstract:||We describe Amartya Sen's Capability Approach to welfare evaluation in the language of standard welfare economics, and assess to what extent it provides a genuine alternative for individual welfare measurement and policy evaluation. We review the nascent empirical literature on the capability approach and assess whether it makes a genuine difference with standard welfare evaluation.|
|Appears in Collections:||Cambridge Working Papers in Economics|
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