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Marc Fleurbaey

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About the author and department

Personal webpage (Princeton): (now at Princeton)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method:

Relevant research

Fleurbaey, M. (2008a), “Individual well-being and social welfare: Notes on the theory”, Report Prepared for the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, Paris, later published as “Beyond GDP: The quest for a measure of social welfare”, Journal of Economic Literature (2009) 47: 1029-1075. LSE Research Online ID no:51465

Fleurbaey, M. and Maniquet, F. (2008). "Fair social orderings", Economic Theory 34: 25–45. DOI number:10.1007/s00199-006-0132-4

Fleurbaey, M. and G. Gaulier (2007), “International Comparisons of Living Standards by Equivalent Incomes”, Centre d’Etudes Perspectives et d’Informations Internationales, Working Paper No. 03, Paris. Subsequently published in The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2009) vol. 111(3), pp. 597-624.LSE Research Online ID no: 51464

Fleurbaey, M., S. Luchini, C. Muller and E. Schokkaert (2009), “Equivalent income and economic evaluation of health care”, now published in Health Economics, online first.

Fleurbaey, M. (2007a) “Living standards and capabilities: Equal values or equal sets?”, Analyse & Kritik 29: 226-234. LSE Research Online ID no 51467

Fleurbaey, M. (2007b) "Social choice and the indexing dilemma", Social Choice and Welfare 29: 633–648.

Fleurbaey, M. (2007c) "Social choice and just institutions: New perspectives", Economics and Philosophy 23: 15-43.

Fleurbaey, M. (2010) "Assessing risky social situations", Journal of Political Economy 118: 649-680.

Fleurbaey, M. (2008b) Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare, Oxford University Press. LSE Research Online ID no: 51469

Evidence of impact

The Commission Report: Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (2009).

Changes in the data collected, reported and used by the European Statistical System ESS (2011a) Measuring Progress, Well-Being and Sustainable Development: The response of the European Statistical System to the Report of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission. 

ESS (2011b) Sponsorship Group on Measuring Progress, Well-being and Sustainable Development Final Report adopted by the European Statistical System Committee November 2011. 

Public debates around the world OECD (2009) Media Review of Articles about the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress.

Muller, Almut (2009) “The Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Report in Berlin.”

Cowan, Lisa (2011) “Two years after the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi report, What Well Being and Sustainability Measures?”

Policy debates in international and national organisations LSE Choice Group (2013) “Conference on Measuring Well-Being in the UK, Europe, and the OECD.”

Relevant video and audio

Ideas presented in talk called Social Perspectives on Social Justice at Economic Research Forum Annual Conference 2014:

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