The paper compares two prominent approaches to assessing Human Well-Being, the Capability Approach and the Subjective Well-Being Approach. It investigates the differences and the similarities between these approaches. An argument is made for exploring the potential synergies between them. Finally, the papers of this special edition are briefly introduced.
Comim, F. (2005). Capabilities and happiness: Potential synergies. Review of social economy, 63(2), 161-176.