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Dr Flavio Comim

Dr Flavio Comim

Research Associate

Affiliated Lecturer, Land Economy and Development Studies, University of Cambridge

Associate Professor of Economy, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona


Research Interests

Flavio Comim is a development economist. He is a Associate Professor of Economy at the Ramon Llull University, in Barcelona, an Affiliated Lecturer in Human Development and Ecosystems in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, and an Anjunct Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (FURGS), Brazil. Flavio is a VHI Research Associate and Visiting Fellow of St Edmund’s College, where he has been a Fellow, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Economics for many years, as well as Director of the Capability and Sustainability Centre at Von Hügel Institute until 2008.

Flavio's teaching focuses on human development, sustainable development, capability approach and economics of poverty. He has co-edited three books on the capability approach. He has worked as a Senior Economist for UNDP and as a consultant for UNEP, FAO, WHO, and UNESCO. He coordinated the 2014 Panama Human Development Report on Children and the Youth in Panama, and the 2010 Brazil Human Development report on Human Values. He is also a referee for the European Research Council and the Templeton Foundation.

Key Publications

  • 2019. Children: Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty and Inequality, in Jay Drydyk and Lori Keleher (eds), Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics, Routledge, 156-161.
  • 2016. Hirai, T., Comim F., and Ikemoto Y., Happiness and Human Development: A Capability Perspective, Journal of International Development, 28: 7
  • 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
    , 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, 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, 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, 447-469. Citações:5|4
  • 2009. Heap, B. ; Comim, F. V.  CLIMATE CHANGE AND WELL-BEING, International Journal of Public Theology (Print), v. 3, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 161-176.


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