Poverty Measurement in Human Development, University of Oxford, Trinity Term 2008

Taught by: James Foster, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at George Washington University and OPHI Research Associate

Course Description: Lectures on poverty measures and economic approaches to human development. Video and reading lists for each of the classes are linked below.


  1. Unidimensional Poverty Measurement
  2. Dominance and Robustness
  3. Human Development
  4. Counting and Multidimensional Poverty Measures