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MPI Primer: Construction & Analysis Training material for producing national human development reports, including: components of the global MPI; measurement; potential innovations; analysis and decomposition; data presentation; multidimensional poverty, income poverty and the MDGs; and the relationship with earlier indices and limitations. Download the MPI Primer.

An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approach ~ Freedom and Agency OPHI supported the development of this new textbook aimed at students in the social sciences and development practitioners. It provides an introduction to Amartya Sen’s human development and capability approach. Download as a free e-textbook from IDRC.