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Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement

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This paper proposes a new methodology for multidimensional poverty measurement consisting of an identification method ρk that extends the traditional intersection and union approaches, and a class of poverty measures Mα. Our identification step employs two forms of cutoff: one within each dimension to determine whether a person is deprived in that dimension, and a second across dimensions that identifies the poor by ‘counting’ the dimensions in which a person is deprived. The aggregation s...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
32
ISBN:
9781907194160
Language:
English
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2014-11-27

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