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CASE Report
Never Just a Number: Evaluating the impact of a holistic approach to UK poverty Ellie Benton, Laura Lane, Anne Power and Bert Provan October 2018
Paper No' CASEreport 118:
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Tags: debt; poverty; cap; holistic

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Inequality and the Capability Approach Tania Burchardt and Rod Hick
January 2017
Paper No' CASE/201:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32; D31


Tags: capability approach; inequality; distribution; advantage; measurement; poverty; income; wealth; multidimensional

Development Discussion Paper
Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor? Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Narayan Das, Selim Gulesci, Imran Rasul and Munshi Sulaiman April 2013
(Revised: 20/08/2015)
Paper No' EOPP 043:
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JEL Classification: O12; I30; D50.


Tags: asset transfers; capital constraints; vocational training; occupational choice; structural change; poverty.

Development Discussion Paper
Market Structure and Borrower Welfare in Microfinance Jonathan de Quidt, Thiemo Fetzer and Maitreesh Ghatak
September 2012
Paper No' EOPP 040:
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JEL Classification: G21, O12, D4, L4, D82


Tags: microfinance; market power; for-profit; social capital

Development Discussion Paper
State Capacity, Conflict and Development Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson
June 2009
Paper No' EOPP 010:
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JEL Classification: O10; H10; P16


Tags: state capacity; development

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Developing a capability list: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement Polly Vizard and Tania Burchardt April 2007
Paper No' CASE/121:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


Tags: capability approach; capability list; human rights

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Definition of equality and framework for measurement: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement Prepared as background papers to assist in the development of the measurement framework for the Equalities Review, this work discusses the challenges in translating capability theory into a practical measurement tool in the context of measuring inequality in Britain in the 21st century. Tania Burchardt and Polly Vizard April 2007
Paper No' CASE/120:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


Tags: capability approach; equality; measurement; human; rights

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Foundations for measuring equality: A discussion paper for the Equalities Review Tania Burchardt
June 2006
Paper No' CASE/111:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


Tags: equality; opportunity; capability approach

Development Economics Paper
Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital Justina A.V. Fischer and Benno Torgler February 2006
Paper No' DEDPS 46:
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JEL Classification: Z130; H260; I310; D000; D600


Tags: relative income position; envy; positional concerns; social capital; social norms; happiness

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Parental Investment in Childhood and Later Adult Well-Being: Can More Involved Parents Offset the Effects of Socioeconomic Disadvantage? This paper uses analysis from the longitudinal National Child Development Study to aim to investigate whether the social capital produced by greater parental involvement can counteract some of the harmful effects of less financial capital? Darcy Hango May 2005
Paper No' CASE 098:
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JEL Classification: I21;I32;J13;Z13


Tags: parental involvement; socioeconomic disadvantage; social capital; education; national child development study

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Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the 'objective good' Orsolya Lelkes
March 2005
Paper No' CASE 094:
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JEL Classification: D63; I31; P36


Tags: quality of life; capabilities; happiness; basic needs; economic transition


This paper has been published as:
'Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the 'objective good', Journal of Socio-Economics, Special issue on the Socio-Economics of Happiness, 35 (2): 285-307, 2006
CASE Paper
The Contributions of Professor Amartya Sen in the Field of Human Rights This paper assesses Sen’s development of the human rights discourse and suggests it forms an important ‘scholarly bridge’ between human rights and economics. It suggests fundamental freedoms and human rights is itself an important gateway to understanding the significance of Sen’s research. Polly Vizard
January 2005
Paper No' CASE 091:
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JEL Classification: A12; A13; B31; D63; I39; K39


Tags: amartya sen; human rights; poverty; freedom; obligation; capability approach; meta-rights; entitlements; opportunity freedom; liberty-rights

Theoretical Economics Paper
Firm-Specific Training Leonardo Felli and Christopher Harris
April 2004
Paper No' TE/2004/473:
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Tags: firm-specific training; productivity enhancement; employee evaluation; firm-specific human capital.

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CASE Paper
Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment Tania Burchardt and Julian Le Grand
April 2002
Paper No' CASE 055:
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Tags: employment; opportunity; capability; voluntary

Theoretical Economics Paper
Ownership and Managerial Competition: Employee, Customer, or Outside Ownership Patrick Bolton and Chenggang Xu
March 2001
Paper No' TE/2001/412:
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Tags: ownership; competition; incomplte contracts; human capital

Development Economics Paper
What's the Point of a Development Strategy? Amartya Sen
April 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 03:
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JEL Classification: 010 D60


Tags: economic development; capabilities; valuational weights development indicators;

Econometrics Paper
Convergence Empirics Across Economies with (Some)Capital Mobility (Now published in Journal of Economic Growth, vol.1, No.1 ( March 1996),pp.95-124.) Danny Quah  1994
Paper No' EM/1994/275:
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Tags: growth and fluctuations; cross-country distribution of income; convergence hypothesis; intra-distribution mobility; capital investment

Japanese Studies Programme Paper
A Historical Transformation From Feudalism to 'Capitalism' Michio Morishima
January 1986
Paper No' JS/1986/138:
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Tags: japan; england; feudalism; capitalism; history.