The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.
The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.

Principal Investigator: Francis John Teal. Lead Organisation: University of Oxford

Co-investigators: Abigail Barr

Picture: mcandrea licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0
The research examines Amartya Sen's contention that shame is an attribute of poverty in all societies. Shame is believed to reduce a person's agency, the capacity to act constructively, and to increase social exclusion which, in turn, curtail economic development.

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