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Multidimensional poverty measurement : restricted and unrestricted hierarchy among poverty dimensions

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The increasing interest in multidimensional poverty and well-being analysis added complexity to the way these phenomena are conceptualized and measured. A further source of arbitrariness typically derives from the choice of the ‘weights’ to be attached to poverty dimensions. In the literature there has not been thus far a specific attempt to conceptualise the nature of the desired hierarchy among the selected poverty dimensions: That is, the possible meanings of the statement “dimension h ...

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Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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22
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English
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2014-11-27

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