2010 Courses – Archive

Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty in Chile
Start Date: 06 Dec 2010
End Date: 17 Dec 2010
Location: Santiago, Chile
With: OPHI and CEPAL, the Ministry of Planning, Chile (MIDEPLAN) and the Foundation for Overcoming Poverty (FSP)

Brief Description: The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) co-organized a summer school on multidimensional poverty measurement with Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL/ECLAC), the Ministry of Planning, Chile (MIDEPLAN) and the Foundation for Overcoming Poverty (FSP). The course was held from 6-15 of December 2010 at Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) in Santiago, Chile. The entire course was conducted in Spanish language, and was specifically directed at policy makers, technical experts in government agencies and civil society, academic and professional investigators involved in the measurement of poverty. This course was held as part of the Programme to Support Social Cohesion EU-Chile implemented by various public institutions to promote policies that help overcome inequality and promoting social dialogue. In its first phase, the programme has funding of 20.5 million euros, provided equally by the European Union and the Government of Chile, under the coordination of the International Cooperation Agency of Chile (ACGI).

2010 Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty in Jordan
Start Date: 11 Sep 2010
End Date: 20 Sep 2010
Location: Amman, Jordan
With: Sabina Alkire (Director, OPHI) and OPHI Researchers

Brief Description: Course purpose: To provide a thorough conceptual and technical introduction to current literature and techniques of measuring and comparing capabilities, drawing on various techniques of multidimensional measurement and of statistical analysis.