“Global Health and Moral Values”, with Lincoln Chen. The Lancet, 364(9439), 1069–1074. 2004.
“Dimensions of Human Development”. World Development, 30(2), 181–205.2002.
“A Practical Reasoning Theory of Development Ethics: Furthering the Capabilities Approach”, with Rufus Black. Journal of International Development, 9(2), 263–279. 1997.
Books and Edited Books
An Extensive Analysis of GNH Index, co-authored with Karma Ura, Tshoki Zangmo and Karma Wangdi. Thimphu: The Centre for Bhutan Studies. 2012.
GNH and the GNH Index: A Short Guide to Gross National Happiness Index, co-authored with Karma Ura and Tshoki Zangmo Thimphu: Center for Bhutan Studies. 2012.
The Capability Approach: Concepts, Measures and Applications, co-edited with Flavio Comim and Mozaffar Qizilbash. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008.
Valuing Freedoms: Sen’s Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2002.
“Bhutan: Gross National Happiness and the GNH index”, with Karma Ura and Tshoki Zangmo. In J. Helliwell, R. Layard, and J. Sachs, eds. World Happiness Report. New York: Earth Institute, Columbia University. 2012. 109–147
“Beyond Headcount: Measures that Reflect the Breadth and Components of Child Poverty”, with José Manuel Roche. In Alberto Minujin and Shailen Nandy, eds. Global Child Poverty and Well-Being:Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action. Bristol: The Policy Press. 2012.
“Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents”. In Measure for Measure: How Well Do We Measure Development? Proceedings of the 8th AFD-EUDN Conference. 2011. 55-90.
“Development: A Misconceived Theory Can Kill”. In Christopher Morris, ed. Amartya Sen:
Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2010. 191–120.
“The Capability Approach as a Development Paradigm”. In Enrica Chiappero-Martinetti, ed. Debating Global Society: Reach and Limits of the Capability Approach. Milan: Feltrinelli Foundation. 2009.
“A Normative Framework for Development” and “The Human Development and Capability Approach”, with Séverine Deneulin. In Séverine Deneulin and Lila Shahani, eds. An Introduction to theHuman Development and Capability Approach: Freedom and Agency. London and Sterling, VA: Earthscan and International Development Research Centre. 2009. 3–48
“Poverty and Inequality Measurement”, with Maria Emma Santos. In Séverine Deneulin and Lila Shahani, eds. An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approach: Freedom and Agency. London and Sterling, VA: Earthscan. 2009. 121–161.
“Counting and Multidimensional Poverty”, with James Foster. In Joachim von Braun, Ruth Vargas Hill, and Rajul Pandya-Lorch, eds. The Poorest and Hungry: Assessment, Analysis and Actions.Washington DC: International Food Policy Research Institute. 2009. 77–90.
“Amartya Sen”. In Jan Peil and Irene van Staveren, eds. Handbook of Economics and Ethics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 2009. 484–492.
“Concepts of Measures and Agency”. In Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, eds. Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen. Volume I: Ethics, Welfare and Measurement. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2008. 455–474.
“Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty”. In Nanak Kakwani and Jaques Silber, eds. The Many Dimensions of Poverty. Basingstoke: Palgrave-MacMillan. 2008. 89–119
“Using the Capability Approach: Prospective and Evaluative Analyses”. In Sabina Alkire, Flavio Comim and Mozaffar Qizilbash, eds. The Capability Approach: Concepts, Measures and Applications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 26–50.
“Measuring Freedoms Alongside Well-Being”. In I. Gough and J. Allister McGregor, eds. Well-Being in Developing Countries: New Approaches and Research Strategies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2007. 93–108
“Public Debate and Value Construction in Sen’s Approach”. In Alexander Kaufman, ed. Capabilities Equality: Basic Issues and Problems. London: Routledge. 2006. 133–154
“Needs and Capabilities”. In Soran Reader, ed. The Philosophy of Need. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, 80. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2006. 229–252.
“Medical Exceptionalism in International Migration: Should Doctors and Nurses be Treated Differently?” with Lincoln Chen. In Kristof Tomas and Joakim Palme, eds. Globalizing Migration Regimes. Aldershot: Ashgate. 2006. 100–117
“Structural Injustice and Democratic Practice: The Trajectory in Sen’s Writings”. In Séverine Deneulin, Mathias Nebel and Nicholas Sagovsky, eds. Transforming Unjust Structures: The Capability Approach, Dordrecht: Springer. 2006. 47–62.
“Religion and Development”. In David Alexander Clark, ed. The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 2006. 502–510.
“The Role of External Actors”. In Vidjayendra Rao and Michael Walton, eds. Culture and Public Action: A Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue on Development Policy. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2004. 185–209.
“Concepts of Human Security”. In Lincoln Chen, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, and Ellen Seidensticker eds. Human Insecurity in a Global World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 2003. 15–40.
“Individual Motivation, its Nature, Determinants and Consequences for within Group Behaviour,” with Séverine Deneulin. In Judith Heyer, Frances Stewart, and Rosemary Thorp, eds. GroupMotivation and Development: Is the Market Destroying Cooperation? WIDER Studies in Development Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2002. 51–73.
“The Basic Dimensions of Human Flourishing: A Comparison of Accounts”. In Nigel Biggar and Rufus Black, eds. The Revival of Natural Law. Aldershot: Ashgate. 2001. 73–110.