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Characterizing weights in the measurement of multidimensional poverty : an application of data-driven approaches to Cameroonian data

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OPHI working paper no. 21
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The study seeks to compare multidimensional poverty indices in Cameroon generated by different multivariate techniques. After carefully exploring the theoretical and empirical review of the statistical methods of setting weights in the measurement of multidimensional poverty, the study employs three different statistical or data-driven methods - principal components analysis, multiple correspondence analysis, and fuzzy set approach to set weights in the aggregation procedure. Use is made o...

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Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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2008-01-01
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