Ghana launches a national Multidimensional Poverty Index

29 July 2020 – Two out of every five Ghanaians are identified as multidimensionally poor according to Ghana’s national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), which launched today. Ghana joins Seychelles, Maldives and the State of Palestine among the countries to launch … Continue reading Ghana launches a national Multidimensional Poverty Index more

The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number – High-Level Discussion of Global MPI 2020

17 July 2020 – The findings of the 2020 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) and the challenges for poverty reduction were discussed yesterday by a high-level panel of speakers at the joint OPHI-UNDP event launch of the 2020 global MPI … Continue reading The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number – High-Level Discussion of Global MPI 2020 more

2020 release of the Global MPI 2020

16 July 2020 – The 2020 global Multidimensional Poverty Index launches today. New figures released by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) show that before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, progress was … Continue reading 2020 release of the Global MPI 2020 more

10th Anniversary launch of the Global MPI 2020 on 16 July

9 July 2020 – The global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020 will be launched on Thursday 16 July. 2020 marks the ten year anniversary since the global MPI was first launched...
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Two SIDS launch national multidimensional poverty indices

8 June 2020 – Two small island developing states (SIDS) have launched their first official national multidimensional poverty indices (MPI) within a month of each other and in the midst of the...
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Note on the COVID-19 pandemic to colleagues working on multidimensional poverty

As we are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives and changing how we operate, personally and professionally. At OPHI we are starkly conscious of how important energetic,...
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UN Statistical Commission 51st Session – MPPN Side Event 2020

On 5 March 2020, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a side event at the 51st United Nations...
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MOOC Course: Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research carried out by the Oxford Poverty...
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