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Book launch

Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis was launched on 22 June 2015 in Oxford. The following resources are available:


View videos relating to individual book chapters below.  All recordings are from OPHI’s 2014 summer school in Oxford.

Chapter 1

‘Why Multidimensional Poverty Measures?’ (Sabina Alkire)

Chapter 2

‘Unidimensional Poverty Measurement’ (Suman Seth)

‘Properties of Multidimensional Poverty’ (Suman Seth)

Chapters 3 and 4

‘Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Methodologies’ (Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth)

See also a presentation on ‘Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Methodologies‘ by Suman Seth, November 2013.

Chapter 5

‘Alkire-Foster (AF) Methodology’ (Ana Vaz)

‘Population Subgroup Decomposition and Dimensional Breakdown’ (Suman Seth)

Chapter 6

‘Normative Issues in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement’ (Sabina Alkire)

Chapter 7

‘Data Issues in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement’ (Adriana Conconi and Ana Vaz)

Chapter 8

‘Robustness Analysis & Statistical Inference’ (Suman Seth and Bouba Housseini)

Chapter 9

‘Multidimensional Poverty Dynamics with Time Series and Panel Data’ (Sabina Alkire and Ana Vaz)

‘Inequality among the Poor’ (Suman Seth)