All pages with keywords: well-being

CISPS | Postgrowth and Wellbeing

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar 25 May 2017

Part of a series of seminars on ‘Climate change, inequality and social policy’ which are hosted by LSE (the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI), the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and the new International Inequalities Institute (III). read more »


CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Ian Gough 3 Nov 2016

The first of this new seminar series will feature Prof. Ian Gough, Visiting Professor at CASE and Associate at Grantham. read more »


Well-being dynamics and poverty traps

Well-being dynamics and poverty traps

a research article by Teevrat Garg 26 July, 2016

A sound understanding of poverty traps – defined as poverty that is self-reinforcing due to the poor’s equilibrium behaviors—and their underlying mechanisms is fundamentally important to the development of … read more »


Well-being dynamics and poverty traps

a working paper by Christopher Barrett, Teevrat Garg, Linden McBride 20 January, 2016

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical evidence on single and multiple equilibria poverty traps at the macro, meso, and, especially, micro levels. read more »


Monitoring local well-being in environmental interventions: a consideration of practical trade-offs

Monitoring local well-being in environmental interventions: a consideration of practical trade-offs

a research article by Matthew Agarwala, Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato 4 November, 2015

Paper considers the practical trade-offs policy makers and practitioners must navigate when utilizing the concept of well-being in environmental interventions. read more »


Consumption smoothing and the welfare cost of uncertainty

Consumption smoothing and the welfare cost of uncertainty

a working paper by Jonathan Colmer, Yonas Alem 4 September, 2015

When agents are unable to smooth consumption and have distorted beliefs about the likelihood of future income realisations, uncertainty about future states of the world has a direct effect on … read more »


GDP (Gathering Different Preferences) – Old acronym, a fresh interpretation?

GDP (Gathering Different Preferences) – Old acronym, a fresh interpretation?

a commentary by Lin Yang 5 November, 2014

Original article posted on UNDP Human Development Reports Imagine for a moment that you are a baker. Now what would be on your list of essentials for an ultimate, everyday … read more »


OECD’s Green Growth Strategy

Policy Seminar 22 Nov 2011

The presentation outlined the Green Growth Strategy at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This strategy aims to help countries foster economic growth and development while ensuring that … read more »


Sir David King – Time for a New Policy Paradigm: resources, technology and human well-being

Sir David King – Time for a New Policy Paradigm: resources, technology and human well-being

Public Lecture Simon Dietz 21 Jan 2010

LSE Sustainability in Practice lecture, co-hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Chair: Dr Simon Dietz, lecturer in environmental policy and deputy director of the … read more »


George MacKerron – What effect does the local environment have on subjective wellbeing? Spatial experience sampling with the ‘mappiness’ iPhone app

Seminar 15 Dec 2010

Part of the LSE-Imperial Grantham PhD seminar series (Michaelmas term) Speaker: George MacKerron