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Human recognition and economic development : an introduction and theoretical model

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OPHI working paper no. 63
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This paper introduces the concept of human recognition, defined as the extent to which an individual is acknowledged by others to be of inherent value by virtue of being a fellow human being. Following a qualitative exposition of human recognition, a formal model is presented that describes provision and receipt of human recognition, its contribution to utility, its effects on health, and its role in development programs. Key predictions from the model are that human recognition receipt ha...

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George Washington University
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:72c77029-44cf-4df6-984b-8304437cd9a6
Local pid:
ora:9474
ISBN:
078-19-0719-450-4

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