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Public policies and equality of opportunity for wellbeing in multiple dimensions: a theoretical discussion and evidence from Bolivia

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Roemer’s equality of opportunity (EOp) theory is increasingly used as the framework for assessing the link between public policies and social justice. Most studies focus on a single (monetary) wellbeing indicator and take individual efforts as being randomly distributed. However, recent development theories have uniformly advocated the use of a multidimensional wellbeing measure and the importance of individual responsibility. We propose a theoretical framework and a modelling tool to include...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Author
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Social Indicators Research More from this journal
Volume:
149
Pages:
297–325
Publication date:
2019-12-18
Acceptance date:
2019-12-10
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ISSN:
0303-8300
Language:
English
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pubs:1081265
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uuid:68c440a9-e92f-4ab2-a48f-100fe6f73706
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pubs:1081265
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1081265
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2020-01-08

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