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Title Understanding human well-being / edited by Mark McGillivray and Matthew Clarke.
Imprint Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, [2006]
©2006

Subject Quality of life.
Social indicators.
Well-being.
Poverty.
Equality.
Alt Name McGillivray, Mark.
Clarke, Matthew, 1969-
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 386 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword / Anthony Shorrocks -- Human well-being : concepts and measures / Mark McGillivray and Matthew Clarke -- Does it matter we do no that we do not agree on the definition of poverty? A comparison of four approaches / Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi, Ruhi Saith and Frances Stewart -- Economic well-being and non-economic well-being / Andrew Sumner -- The four qualities of life : ordering concepts and measures of the good life / Ruut Veenhoven -- Inequalities, agency and well-being : conceptual linkages and measurement challenges in development / Douglas A. Hicks -- On the measurement of human well-being : fuzzy-set theory and Sen's capability approach / Mina Baliamoune-Lutz -- Benchmarking sustainable development : a synthetic meta-index approach / Laurens Cherchye and Timo Kuosmanen -- Adjusting human well-being indices for gender disparity : insightful empirically? / Mark McGillivray and J. Ram Pillarisetti -- Well-being and the complexity of poverty : a subjective well-being approach / Mariano Rojas -- International inequality in human development dimensions / Mark McGillivray -- Assessing well-being using hierarchical needs / Matthew Clarke -- Assessing poverty and inequality at a detailed regional level : new advances in spatial microsimulation / Ann Harding, Rachel Lloyd, Anthea Bill and Anthony King -- Longevity in Russia's regions : do poverty and low public health spending kill? / Oleksiy Ivaschenko -- The medium and long-term effects of an expansion of education on poverty in Côte d'Ivoire : a dynamic microsimulation study / Michael Grimm -- Dynamics of poverty in Ethiopia / Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles -- Prospects for ̀̀pro-poor'' growth in Africa / Arne Bigsten and Abebe Shimeles.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781429450287 (electronic bk.)
1429450282 (electronic bk.)
9280811304 (pbk.)
9789280811308 (pbk.)
OCLC # 81019745
Additional Format Print version: Understanding human well-being. Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2006 9280811304 (DLC) 2006028858 (OCoLC)71329799.