A wealth of data ~ The Economist

WHAT IS poverty and when is a person poor? Most would agree that poverty involves not having enough of certain things, or doing without others that richer people take for granted. But what is “enough”, which goods and services really matter, and who should decide these questions—researchers, governments or international agencies—are less tractable issues. Read the full article on the new Multidimensional Poverty Index, recently launched by OPHI and the UNDP Human Development Report Office in the Economist.