29 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Date Written: June 7, 2013
This chapter discusses freedom and its value. We focus on the conceptual structure of freedom and the value of freedom. We also discuss several issues relating to the measurement of freedom and the value of freedom, and the notion of opportunity sets, a key component of the conceptual structure of freedom.
Keywords: freedom, opportunity, preference, value of freedom, measurement of freedom, constraints, instrumental value of freedom, intrinsic value of freedom, diversity, reasonable preferences
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Pattanaik, Prasanta K. and Xu, Yongsheng, Freedom and Its Value (June 7, 2013). Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 13-12. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2327059 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2327059