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Multidimensional poverty reduction among countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

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This paper focuses on changes in multidimensional poverty, as measured by the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (Global MPI) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Using data for 35 countries, we describe the changes in the level, intensity and composition of multidimensional poverty at the national level. For a subset of countries we discuss results at the sub-national level and provide a brief comparison to changes in income poverty. Our findings suggest that 30 countries, home to 92% of the population...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/07360932.2017.1310123

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Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Forum for Social Economics Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
2
Pages:
178-191
Publication date:
2017-05-10
Acceptance date:
2017-03-18
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EISSN:
1874-6381
ISSN:
0736-0932
Pubs id:
pubs:695533
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uri:bda77725-3b65-41c0-a380-bca0be50bfc1
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uuid:bda77725-3b65-41c0-a380-bca0be50bfc1
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