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Acute multidimensional poverty : a new index for developing countries

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This paper presents a new Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for 104 developing countries. It is the first time multidimensional poverty is estimated using micro datasets (household surveys) for such a large number of countries which cover about 78 percent of the world's population. The MPI has the mathematical structure of one of the Alkire and Foster poverty multidimensional measures and it is composed of ten indicators corresponding to same three dimensions as the Human Development In...

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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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Ophi working paper
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Source identifiers:
1493
Paper number:
38
ISBN:
9781907194221
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2012-08-07

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