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Targeting Grenada’s most deprived population: a multidimensional living conditions assessment

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Ophi working paper no. 92
Abstract:

Public policies concerned with the reduction of poverty increasingly rely on identifying the most deprived households with the use of statistical targeting techniques. Targeting methods aim to measure deprivation as accurately as possible and use this measurement to identify those who need help the most. This paper proposes an improved method for the construction of a household multidimensional index of deprivation for targeting purposes and applies it in the Grenadian context. The pr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
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National Panning Department, Colombian Government
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Centre on Migration Policy and Society
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Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Journal:
OPHI Working Papers
Publication date:
2015
Acceptance date:
2015-01-03
ISSN:
2040-8188

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