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Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis : chapter 1 - introduction

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This working paper presents the normative, empirical, and policy motivations for focusing on multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis in general, and one measurement approach in particular. The fundamental normative motivation is to create effective measures that better reflect poor people’s experience, so that policies using such measures reduce poverty. Such measures are needed because, empirically, income-poor households are (surprisingly) not well-matched to households carryi...

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International Development
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Elliott School of International Affairs,
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Save the Children, UK
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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2014-12-01
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2040-8188
Paper number:
82
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English
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2015-04-09

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