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Dr Flavio Comim

Dr Flavio Comim

Research Associate

Affiliated Lecturer in Human Development, Cambridge

Adjunct Professor, UFRGS, Brasil


Research Interests

Flavio Comim is a development economist. He is an Affiliated Lecturer in Human Development and Ecosystems in the department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and a Visiting Fellow at St Edmund’s College, where he was a Fellow, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Economics for many years. He is a Lecturer at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil, where he teaches Human Development, Sustainable Development and Economics of Poverty. At the VHI Flavio leads the research stream on Economics and Human Development. Flavio is a consultant for the following bodies: FAO for producing their Country Programme Framework in Brazil; the Coordination of the United Nations in Brazil for assessing the 2007- 2011 UNDAF and for preparing the 2012-2015 UNDAF paper; and for the UNDP Panama – Analysis of Panama as a Middle Income Country. He is also a referee for the European Research Council and the Templeton Foundation.

Key Publications

  • 2015. "The Post-2015 Global Development Agenda: a Latin American perspective", Journal of International Development.
  • 2014. Nussbaum, M., Comim, F. (eds) Capabilities, Gender, Equality: toward fundamental entitlements, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2013. Comim, F.  Amaral, P. V., "The Human Values Index: conceptual
    foundations and evidence from Brazil
    ", in Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press.
  • 2013. Correa, E. M. ; Comim, F. V. . Mudança Climática e Desenvolvimento Humano: uma análise baseada na Abordagem das Capacitações de Amartya Sen. Economía, Sociedad y Territorio, v. 13, p. 577-618.
  • 2012. BAGOLIN, I. P. ; AVILA, Rodrigo ; COMIM, F. V. . Pobreza extrema e seus tríplices fundamentos: profundidade, persistência e multiplicidade. Revista de Economia (Curitiba), v. 38, p. 163-183.
  • 2012. Comim, F. Creating capabilities: the human development approach. CAMB J EDUC, v. 42, p. 441-443.
  • 2011. Biggeri, M.; Ballet, J.; Comim, F.. (Org.). Children and the Capability Approach. Londres: Palgrave & Macmillan.
  • 2009. Kumar, P. ; Sirven, N. ; Comim, F. V. . POVERTY AND ENVIRONMENT LINKS: AN ILLUSTRATION FROM AFRICA. Journal of International Development, v. 21, p. 447-469. Citações:5|4
  • 2009. Heap, B. ; Comim, F. V.  CLIMATE CHANGE AND WELL-BEING, International Journal of Public Theology (Print), v. 3, p. 42-62.
  • 2009. Heap, B. ; COMIM, F. V. ; WILKES, G. . "INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE AND ROOT CAUSES OF UNSUSTAINABILITY". In: WHITE, R.. (Org.). CREATION IN CRISIS: CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY. Londres: SPCK, 2009, p. 67-83.
  • 2009. Bruni, L., Pugno, M., Comim, F. (eds) Capabilities and Happiness, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • 2008. Poverty and Environment Links, Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme.
  • 2008. Comim, F., Qizilbash, M., Alkire. S. (eds) The Capability Approach; concepts, measures and applications, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2008. COMIM, F. V. "SOCIAL CAPITAL AND THE CAPABILITY APPROACH" In: CASTIGLIONE, D.; VAN DETH, J.W.; WOLLEB, G.. (Org.). THE HANDBOOK OF SOCIAL CAPITAL. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, p. 624-651.
  • 2008. Bagolin, I. ; Comim, F. V. . Human Development Index (HDI) and its family of indexes: an evolving critical review. Revista de Economia (Curitiba), v. 34, p. 7-28. 
  • 2007. Heap, B. ; COMIM, F. V. "Consumption and happiness; Christian values and an approach towards sustainability" In: R J Berry. (Org.). When Enough is Enough A Christian Framework for Environmental Sustainability. Nottingham: Apollos, p. 79-98.
  • Heap, B.; Comim, F. V. "Ethical demands and economic decisions" In: Pieter J D Drenth, Ludger Honnefelder,Johannes J F Schroots and Beat Sitter-Liver. (Org.). In Search of Common Values in the European Research Area. ALLEA Report Series, v. 4, p. 61-78.
  • 2006. Comim, F. V. ; Teschl, M. . Introduction: capabilities and identity. Journal of Economic Methodology, v. 13, p. 293-298, 2006. Citações:2
  • 2006. Comim, F. V. "Concepts of Development: the role of education" In: David Bridges, Palmira Juceviciene, Roberta Jucevicius, Terence H Mclaughlin, Jolanta Stankeviciute. (Org.). Higher Education and National Development: Universities and Societies in Transition. Londres: Routledge, 2006.
  • 2005. COMIM, F. V. . Capabilities and Happiness: potential synergies. Review of Social Economy, Estados Unidos, v. 63, n.2, p. 161-176.


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