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Multidimensional poverty in Europe 2006–2012: illustrating a methodology

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Multidimensional approaches to poverty and deprivation have a long and distinguished history in conceptual and philosophical work (Sen 1992). This chapter explores multidimensional poverty using EU-SILC data from 2006 to 2012. We calculate a multidimensional poverty index based on the Alkire Foster (AF) methodology – a widely used flexible methodology which can accommodate different indicators, weights and cut-offs. We draw on existing Europe 2020 indicators, as well as on indicators of healt...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Network for the analysis of EU-SILC (Net-SILC2)
Publisher:
Oxford Department of International Development Publisher's website
Journal:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative Working Papers Journal website
Publication date:
2016-04-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:e28d3bc0-a74a-4034-a333-f3fc09fe8c2f
Source identifiers:
619898
Local pid:
pubs:619898
ISBN:
978-19-0719-461-0

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