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Gender and spatial disparity of multidimensional poverty in Iran

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OPHI working paper no. 95
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Demonstrating the frequency, intensity and disparity of poverty among the various gender and spatial subgroups of Iranian society is the main intention of this paper. Respecting the demands, to the extent allowed by the available data, of Sen’s (1987) capabilities approach to the assessment of human wellbeing, this paper estimates multidimensional poverty in Iran. This study uses the Alkire-Foster method, which is flexible enough to use in various data and dimensional contexts and is able to ...

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Department:
Department of International Development and Environment research, Justus-Liebig University, Germany
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015
Acceptance date:
2015-01-06
ISSN:
2040-8188

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