OPHI publications include a Working Paper series, Research in Progress seriesMPI Methodological Notes series, OPHI Policy Briefings, Special issues of academic journals, National MPI reports, 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 OPHI 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
144Counting and Accounting: Measuring the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Multidimensional Poverty ReductionMaria Emma Santos, Nora Lustig and Maximiliano Miranda Zanetti
Also published as the CEQ Institute Working Paper No. 127.2023
143Moderate Multidimensional Poverty Index: Paving the Way Out of PovertySabina Alkire, Fanni Kovesdi, Elina Scheja and Frank Vollmer
Also published in the Social Indicators Research (27 May 2023).2022

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Latest Research in Progress papers

67aThe Participatory Index of Women’s Empowerment: Development and an application in TunisiaNatalie Naïri Quinn and Simone Lombardini
66aThe Global Multidimensional Poverty Index: Harmonised level estimates and their changes over timeNicolai Suppa and Usha Kanagaratnam

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Latest OPHI Briefings

57 Multidimensional Poverty and COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Trends and the Route AheadHector Moreno and Monica Pinilla-Roncancio2021
56 Understanding Poverty in AfricaRoss Jennings and Christian Oldiges2020

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