GNH and GNH Index

GNH and GNH Index is a short guide to Gross National Happiness Index of Bhutan. It was published in 2012.Bhutan’s GNH Index is a multidimensional measure and it is linked with a set of policy and programme screening tools so … Continue reading GNH and GNH Index

An Extensive Analysis of GNH Index

This report, co-authored by Sabina Alkire the Director of OPHI and published in 2012, presents and analyses the 2010 Gross National Happiness (GNH) Index that was developed at the Centre for Bhutan Studies for the Royal Government of Bhutan. The … Continue reading An Extensive Analysis of GNH Index

The Bhutanese: “Ex-PM’s Key-Note Address at Oxford Focuses on Monarchy, Sovereignty, Culture, Democracy, Environment, GNH and Welfare”

The Former Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay delivered the main key note address at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford University on 9th January as the main event of the three-day International Society of Bhutan Studies (ISBS) conference. Read the full … Continue reading The Bhutanese: “Ex-PM’s Key-Note Address at Oxford Focuses on Monarchy, Sovereignty, Culture, Democracy, Environment, GNH and Welfare”

Gross National Happiness and Poverty in Bhutan: Applying the GNH Index Methodology to explore Poverty

Paper presented at the Gross National Happiness Conference in Bhutan, at 26 November 2008, re-analyses pilot GNH data, using ‘poverty’ cutoffs rather than, as in the GNH Index, ‘sufficiency’ cutoffs.

Dr Maria Emma Santos

Job Title: Research AssociateEmail: maria.santos@qeh.ox.ac.ukSocial Media: @MaEmmaSantos Biography Maria Emma is a Research Officer at OPHI and a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Argentina. Her research interests include the measurement and analysis of … Continue reading Dr Maria Emma Santos

Dr Sabina Alkire

Job Title: DirectorEmail: sabina.alkire@qeh.ox.ac.uk Biography Education Selected Publications Curriculum Vitae Biography Sabina Alkire directs the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). She is the Associate Professor of Development Studies in the Oxford Department of International Development at the University of Oxford. … Continue reading Dr Sabina Alkire

High-Level Side Event at the 74th United Nations General Assembly during the SDG Summit

Call for action: Using multidimensional poverty indices to lead progress in the SDGs 25 September 2019, 8am-9.45am EDT, CR 1, UNHQ, New York Agenda      Video        Photos On 25 September at the UN Headquarters in New York, … Continue reading High-Level Side Event at the 74th United Nations General Assembly during the SDG Summit

Bhutan cuts poverty by roughly half in five years

In the last five years, Bhutan cut multidimensional poverty by nearly half, according to a new report unveiled today in the country’s capital, Thimphu. The report is the first update of Bhutan’s national Multidimensional Poverty Index since 2012.

Special Publication and Reports

Special Publications and Reports This section includes books, briefings and reports authored or co-authored by OPHI.To read  papers in OPHI Briefings series click here. Interlinkages between multidimensional poverty and electricity: A study using the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) ‘Interlinkages … Continue reading Special Publication and Reports

Archive

OPHI Publications Archive This archive contains all Working Papers, Research in Progress papers, Policy Briefings, Methodological Notes and published journal articles, books or book chapters that have been published by OPHI researchers during their time in OPHI, or based on … Continue reading Archive