OPHI publications include a Working Paper series, a Research in Progress seriesMPI Methodological Notes series, OPHI Policy Briefings, Special issues of academic journals, and some special publications including poverty reports co-authored by OPHI.

The Working Papers present new academic research on multidimensional poverty. The papers are peer reviewed. Most of the papers in this series will be published in academic journals and books. Our Research in Progress series contains academic papers in progress, while our Policy Briefings are clear and concise introductions to key topics that are aimed at policymakers and students. MPI Methodological Notes provide technical background for the global MPI.

OPHI Update newsletter is published four times a year and gives an overview of the latest news about our work, publications and forthcoming events; the issues of OPHI Update can be read here. The list of published articles and book chapters of OPHI researchers can be found in OPHI Publications Archive.

Special issues of journals should be ordered through your local bookshop or library, or direct from the respective publishers. All other publications can be downloaded free of charge from this website. Printed copies are available to libraries and institutes in developing countries that do not have generally accessible internet connections on request.

MPPN magazine Dimensions (in English and Spanish) is available here.

Latest Working Papers

No.TitleAuthorPublished asDownloadYear
132Evaluation of Anti-poverty Programs’ Impact on Joint Disadvantages: Insights from the Philippine ExperienceSuman Seth and Melba V. Tutor
131Work and Wellbeing: A Conceptual ProposalNicolai Suppa

more working papers…

Latest Research in Progress papers

55aEvaluation of Programs with Multiple Objectives: Multidimensional Methods and Empirical Application to Progresa in MexicoAna Vaz, Bilal Malaeb and Natalie Naïri Quinn
54aMultidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 2005/6–2015/16: Still a Long Way to Go but the Poorest Are Catching UpSabina Alkire, Christian Oldiges and Usha Kanagaratnam

more research in progress…

Latest Policy Briefings

52 How to Explain the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty to the General Public: Workshop for Journalists in Colombia (8 pages)Silvia Botello2020
51 The MPI as a Tool for Achieving Poverty Reduction Goals (8 pages)Andrés Fernández Arauz2019

more briefing documents…