Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013 (8 pages)

OPHI Briefings

The Multidimensional Poverty Index or MPI is an international poverty measure developed by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) for the United Nations Development Programme’s flagship Human Development Report in 2010. The innovative index reflects the multiple deprivations that a poor person faces with respect to education, health and living standards. This briefing summarises a number of analyses of the MPI figures published in the HDR 2013, and shows how the MPI can be used, and summarises a number of analyses of the MPI figures published in the HDR 2013. 

Citation: Alkire, S., Roche, J.M. and Seth, S. (2013). 'Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013', OPHI Policy Briefing 13 (Global MPI Report 4), Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford.

This reports counts also as Global MPI report No. 4. 

Keywords:
poverty measurement, Multidimensional poverty Index, global MPI, Bottom Billion
Region:
Global
OPHI Briefings 13 cover image

OPHI Briefings 13 cover image

Authors
Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Suman Seth
Series Name
OPHI Briefings
Publication date
2013
Publication Number
B 13