OPHI publications include a Working Paper series, a Research in Progress series, Special Issues of academic journals, the OPHI Update newsletters and manuals and questionnaires (‘Resources’). The published articles and book chapters of OPHI researchers can be found on their people pages.

Journals should be ordered through your local bookshop or library, or direct from the respective publishers. All other publications can be downloaded free of charge from this website. Printed copies are available to libraries and institutes in developing countries that do not have generally accessible internet connections on request.

The OPHI Online Training Portal includes a broad range of video, audio and written material on the capability approach and multidimensional poverty measurement, with an emphasis on the Alkire-Foster method.

Latest Working Papers

OPHI Working Paper NumberTitleAuthorPublished asDownloadYear
113Collective Choice and Social Welfare by Amartya Sen: A Review Essay with Reference to Development in PeruSéverine Deneulin and Jhonatan Clausen
112Multidimensional Poverty Reduction among Countries in Sub-Saharan AfricaSabina Alkire, Christoph Jindra, Gisela Robles-Aguilar, and Ana Vaz

more working papers…

Latest Research in Progress

50aIncorporating Environmental and Natural Resources within Analyses of Multidimensional PovertyGéraldine Thiry, Sabina Alkire and Judith Schleicher
49aWalls of Glass. Measuring Deprivation in Social ParticipationNicolai Suppa

more research in progress…

Latest Briefing Documents

No.DownloadTitlePublication Date
49Defining MPI Dimensions through Participation: The Case of El SalvadorJune 2017
48Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (2 page briefing)June 2017

more briefing documents…

Journal special series guest-edited by OPHI researchers.