CEPAL Review

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1684-0348 (online)
DOI: 
10.18356/bf11809a-en
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Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetary systems, as well as the implementation of economic reform and transfer of technology. Written in English and Spanish (Revista de la Cepal), each tri-annual issue offers approximately 12 studies and essays undertaken by authoritative experts or gathered from conference proceedings.
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A multidimensional time use and well-being index: A proposal for Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Uruguay You do not have access to this content

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Author(s):
Evelyn Benvin, Elizabeth Rivera, Varinia Tromben
23 Sep 2016
Pages:
23
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No.:
8,
Volume:
2016,
Issue:
118
Pages:
115–137
DOI: 
10.18356/94fd7d0b-en

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This article aims to develop a multidimensional index by integrating time use and well-being dimensions and proposes a conceptual framework based on the assets and the human capabilities approaches. The components of the index identify deprivations, which are understood to be barriers to the development of human capabilities and social justice. The optimum objective is to look beyond monetary metrics when identifying indicators that can better explain how the population, rather than the economy, is progressing and being guided by the principles of distributive justice. This study implements the Alkire-Foster identification and aggregation method (2007 and 2013) and shows the results for four Latin American countries (Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Uruguay), using time-use surveys and distinguishing by household type.
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