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Freedom, opportunity and wellbeing

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This paper reexamines key results from the measurement of opportunity freedom, or the extent to which a set of options offers a decision maker real opportunities to achieve. Three cases are investigated: no preferences, a single preference, and plural preferences. The three co the cardinality relation, the indirect utility relation, and the effective freedom relation variations are considered within a common axiomatic framework. Special attention is given to representations of freedom rank...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
35
ISBN:
9781907194191
Language:
English
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2014-11-28

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