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  1. Workshop: Advances in stochastic dominance for welfare analysis

    http://www.ferdi.fr/en/event/advances-stochastic-dominance-welfare-analysis The seminal contributions of Kolm and Atkinson showed four decades ago how the use of stochastic dominance (SD) could help understand and compare distributions of welfare. Initially used in economics for the analysis of choice in risky environments, SD has proved to be particularly useful in those contexts in which it is difficult to agree on the measurement either of ind…

  2. ZIF Summer School 2017 – Universität Bielefeld

    …roach to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement 1-8 August 2017 http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/erziehungswissenschaft/zif/ We would like to cordially invite PhD and Post-Doc scholars to a Summer School at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research of the University of Bielefeld exploring the Fuzzy Set Approach as an alternative to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement. Experts in the field are recruited in order to provide the best knowledge and skills t…

  3. Ecological Economics conference

    …ironmental quality 3. Development, consumption and well-being 4. Power, politics, institutions and the reality of achieving change 5. New business models and understandings of human behaviour 6. Theory, methods and practice of ecological economics We would like to invite proposals for special sessions (deadline 15 October 2014) and abstracts (deadline 30 November 2014) relating to these topics. For more information and abstract submission see the…

  4. CfP: Workshop “Children on the Move: Philosophy and Child Migration”

    …vertyresearch.org/children-on-the-move Background The so-called “refugee crisis” made migration the No. 1 political topic in many countries across the globe. This is mirrored by an unprecedented height in scholarly attention, also in philosophy (to name a few of the latest: Miller 2016; Parekh 2017; Fine and Ypi 2016; Sager 2016; Mendoza 2017; Duarte et al. 2018). Surprisingly children are largely absent in the philosophical debate – a few excepti…

  5. EXTENDED DEADLINE, REDUCED FEE FOR MASTER STUDENTS! “Energy Justice and the Capability Approach – Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

    …. Topics that have been discussed are, for example, questions about availability and affordability of energy and questions about the negative environmental impacts of energy production. The capability approach is today one of the most influential theoretical frameworks for analyzing issues of justice, and there have been a few attempts to employ it within the field of energy justice. The purpose of the conference is to explore further the potentia…

  6. TERI University – BLISS School 2016 on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

    …ww.teriuniversity.ac.in/bliss-school/ BLISS (Building Learning in Sustainability Science) is a series of five-day events organized by the TERI University to train and prepare stakeholders for the forthcoming sustainable development challenges by initiating dialogue and disseminating knowledge and skills on critical issues such as environmental protection, ecological security, resource efficiency especially in a rapidly developing country like Indi…

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