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Well‐Being: From Theory to Measurement

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print June 1995 | ISBN: 9780198288350
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596094 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198288352.003.0004
 Well‐Being: From Theory to Measurement

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The theory and measurement of well‐being are discussed in six sections: (1) constituents and determinants of well‐being; (2) income; (3–5) health—anthropometric measures, mortality indices, and morbidity; and (6) education—numeracy and literacy.

Keywords: anthropometry; education; health; income; literacy; measurement; morbidity rate; mortality rate; numeracy; theory; well‐being

Chapter.  13991 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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