Online now: Chapter ten of OPHI’s book on Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Chapter ten of OPHI’s forthcoming book, ‘Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis’, is now available to download as a working paper.

The book provides an in-depth account of multidimensional poverty comparison methodologies, with a particular focus on the Alkire Foster method. It is aimed at graduate students in quantitative social sciences, researchers of poverty measurement, and technical staff in governments and international agencies.

Chapter ten of the book presents a new measure of inequality among the poor. The same measure is then extended to analyse disparities across different population subgroups. The chapter also elaborates a measure of chronic multidimensional poverty.

‘Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis’, by Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José  Manuel Roche and Paola Ballon, will be published in hardcopy in June 2015 and can be pre-ordered from Oxford University Press.

Read chapter ten

Chapter ten is available to download as OPHI working paper number 91: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 10 -Some Regression Models for AF measures. It will also be published electronically on the book website,, in early 2015.

Further information

Chapters one – four have been electronically published on the book website,, and are also available to download as OPHI working papers.

Chapters five – nine are available to download as OPHI working papers and will be published electronically on in early 2015, along with related study and teaching resources.

Find out more about the book.