Paper-based exercise in the dual cut-off methodology
To get a thorough understanding of the calculation steps involved in the Alkire Foster Method a good starting point is the paper based exercise below.
The exercise asks you to calculate the different steps of identification and aggregation in the A&F methodology, including the adjusted headcount, M0 and its components H and A.
Key readings covered in these lectures
Alkire, S., Foster, J.E., 2011. “Counting and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement” Journal of Public Economics
Alkire, S., Foster, J.E., 2011 Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement
Apart from the lectures introduction to identification and aggregation a useful the Technical Guide on the Alkire Foster method
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