How to Fight Child Poverty Multidimensionally

A blog by OPHI Research Officer Christian Oldiges shows how governments can easily apply the Alkire-Foster (AF) method to identify multidimensionally poor children and compute an index to guide public policy. The blog, Fighting Child-Poverty Multidimensionally: A Headline and a … Continue reading How to Fight Child Poverty Multidimensionally more

Just Released: Jean Drèze’s New Book Sense and Solidarity

Jean Drèze, development economist, activist, and professor at Ranchi University (India) has come out with a book titled “Sense and Solidarity. Jholawala economics for everyone.” more

Sabina Alkire gives the UNU-WIDER Annual Lecture in Helsinki

The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) asked OPHI Director Sabina Alkire to deliver the 21st WIDER Annual Lecture on 24 October, 2017. The Institute’s flagship lecture presents the analysis of an eminent scholar or policy … Continue reading Sabina Alkire gives the UNU-WIDER Annual Lecture in Helsinki more

5th MPPN Annual Meeting in Beijing, China

The 5th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN), held in Beijing China from 9-11 October 2017, was hosted by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in...
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First Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report Launched

OPHI in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), and the Arab League produced the first Arab...
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UNGA High-Level Side Event: Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Track Progress in the SDGs

Side event at the UN General Assembly, New York

Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Track Progress in the SDGs

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Costa Rica Launches an Innovative Tool: Business MPI

On Thursday, August 24, Costa Rica launched the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index developed by the Positive Horizon Association with the technical support of the Oxford Poverty and Human...
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“Changing World: Addressing Multi-Dimensions of Poverty and Inequalities”

2nd meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – Economic and Social Council, 2017 session The theme of the United Nations’ High Level Political...
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OPHI Summer School in Marrakesh Concluded

OPHI has concluded its 2017 Summer School in Marrakesh, Morocco, with a record number of participants - 80 participants from 36...
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