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Measuring chronic multidimensional poverty

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This paper adopts a new approach to the measurement of chronic multidimensional poverty. It relies on the counting approach of Alkire and Foster (2011) for the measurement of multidimensional poverty in each time period, and then on the duration approach of Foster (2009) for the measurement of multidimensional poverty persistence across time. The proposed indices are sensitive both to (i) the share of dimensions in which people are deprived and (ii) the duration of their multidimensional pove...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.jpolmod.2017.05.020

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Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Policy Modeling Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
983-1006
Publication date:
2017-06-15
Acceptance date:
2017-05-29
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ISSN:
0161-8938
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pubs:698474
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uri:93b324a5-9887-4e0a-b932-f0ece91260aa
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uuid:93b324a5-9887-4e0a-b932-f0ece91260aa
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pubs:698474

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