The MPI as a Tool for Achieving Poverty Reduction Goals (8 pages)

OPHI Briefings

This Policy Briefing describes the process of creating the Multidimensional Poverty Index of Costa Rica as an official tool for measuring poverty, guiding the allocation of resources, and monitoring and evaluating social programmes.

OPHI Briefing 51 is also available in SPANISH.

Citation: Fernández Arauz, A. (2019). 'The MPI as a tool for achieving poverty reduction goals', OPHI Policy Briefing 51, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford.

MPI, Costa Rica, national MPI
Latin America and the Caribbean
Costa Rica

Andrés Fernández Arauz
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OPHI Briefings (MPPN Policy Briefing)
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B 51