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Freedom, opportunity and wellbeing

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OPHI working paper no. 35
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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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University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2010
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:b528074b-2bda-4cf7-bcbe-c70a7f31d319
Local pid:
ora:9433
ISBN:
978-1-907194-19-1

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