Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents

OPHI Research in Progress

This paper identifies a set of research questions and debates which relate to a general approach to multidimensional poverty measurement, or to one particular class of measures (Alkire and Foster), or to one application of one of these measures, the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2010.

Citation: Alkire, S. (2010). 'Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents', OPHI Research in Progress 23a, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford.

multidimensional poverty, poverty measurement, discontents

Sabina Alkire
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