Building a ‘Wellbeing Economy’: developing a capability-based approach to capturing the complexity of social justice on a healthy planet

Project Details


This thesis will pose a new set of questions around how, why and for whom an approach such as community wealth building creates opportunities for individuals to lead a life worth living, a good or flourishing life. Using the capability approach, the PhD will explore what would a wellbeing economy look like in terms of capabilities, and seek to create a way to evaluate such an economy to capture complexity .
Short titleCapabilities and CWB
StatusNot started

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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