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Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement

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OPHI working paper no. 32
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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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University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Publication date:
2009
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:410bf696-61c2-4d0a-919d-8d8b8968efb6
Local pid:
ora:9429
ISBN:
978-1-907194-16-0

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