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What do the public think about economic and social rights? Research Report to Inform the Debate about a Bill of Rights and a Written Constitution The findings set out in this Report challenge the perception of low population support for rights overall - and the view that the public think rights are a “charter” for criminals and terrorists. It finds there is public support for a broad characterisation covering economic and social rights, as well as civil and political rights Polly Vizard June 2010
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Tags: public; bill; rights; human; perceptions

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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
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


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

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.

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