Least Developed Countries and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (2 pages)

OPHI Briefings

In 2011, the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) was released for 109 countries. Of these, 39 countries are identified as ‘least developed countries’ (LDCs). This note provides briefing facts regarding MPI in these countries.

Citation: Alkire, S. and Robles Aguilar, G. (2012). 'Least developed countries and the Multidimensional Poverty Index', OPHI Briefings 10, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford.

This briefing also counts as OPHI Global MPI report No. 3.

Poverty measurement, Multidimensional Poverty Index, global MPI, Least Developed Countries, LDC
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Sabina Alkire and Gisela Robles Aguilar

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