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Weighting deprivations using subjective well-being: An application to the multidimensional child poverty index in Vietnam

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Although multidimensional approaches to child poverty have received growing attention in Vietnam, proper investigation of how to assign weights to different dimensions when constructing single aggregation indices has not been done. Using Young Lives data, this study attempts to fill this gap by examining a weight estimation method which takes children’s perspectives into account. This approach consists of computing analytical weights from estimated parameters of a subjective well-being regres...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Young Lives
Host title:
Weighting deprivations using subjective well-being: An application to the multidimensional child poverty index in Vietnam
Publication date:
2015-12-01
ISBN:
9781909403581
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Pubs id:
pubs:647611
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uuid:070ad445-33ad-4918-93b0-e853cf8a74ba
Local pid:
pubs:647611
Deposit date:
2016-09-30

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