• Proposing a structural equation econometric model to measure and estimate capabilities through a latent variable modelling approach, taking account of the interdependencies among the different capability dimensions and the influence of exogenous social, institutional and demographic factors on them. Illustration using macro-economic data.
  • capabilities, functionings
  • secondary data
  • macro
  • UN
  • 56 countries
  • Health, knowledge, political freedom
  • Structural equation model (SEM)