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The missing dimensions of poverty data

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The aim of this paper is to draw attention to ‘missing dimensions’ of poverty data – dimensions that are of value to poor people, but for which we have scant or no data. Amartya Sen frames development as the process of expanding the freedoms that people value and have reason to value. Although the most widely-known measure of human development includes income, longevity, and education, many have argued that people’s values, and consequently multidimensional poverty, extends beyond these do...

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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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Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2007-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
00
ISBN:
9781907194009
Language:
English
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2014-11-26

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