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Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis : chapter 5 - the Alkire-Foster counting methodology

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OPHI working paper no. 86
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This chapter provides a systematic overview of the Alkire-Foster multidimensional measurement methodology with an emphasis on the Adjusted Headcount Ratio denoted (M0). The chapter is divided into seven sections. The first shows how this measure combines the practical appeal of the counting tradition with the rigor of the axiomatic one. The second sets out the identification of who is poor using the dual-cutoff approach, and the third outlines the agg...

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Peer reviewed

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International Development
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Elliott School of International Affairs
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International Development
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Save the Children, UK
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Publication date:
2015
Acceptance date:
2015
ISSN:
2040-8188

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