portadaReport of the Commission on Global Poverty – Oxford Launch

On 4 November, from 3-6pm, Monitoring Global Poverty, the report of the Commission on Global Poverty’ chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson, was launched. The Commission was set up by the World Bank’s Chief Economist to advise the World Bank on “how to measure and monitor global poverty” in monetary and non-monetary domains.

Tony Atkinson presented the Report and its Recommendations, while Panelists drew out points of mention. Panelists included Oxford-based and associated Commission members: Robert Allen, Stefan Dercon, James Foster, and Sabina Alkire; as well as Oxfam’s Duncan Green and junior scholars. Full programme is available here.

The event was co-hosted by the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the Oxford Martin School, and was held in the Auditorium of the Oxford Martin School, on 34 Broad Street, Oxford.

This event was broadcast live here.


About the Atkinson Commission

The World Bank released the Atkinson Commission Report entitled Monitoring Global Poverty and their response on 18 October 2016. See the complete website here.

The Cover Note to the report by World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer, Ana Revenga Senior Director, Poverty and Equity Global Practice and Francisco H. G. Ferreira Senior Advisor, Development Research Group is available here.


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