OPHI publications include a Working Paper series, a Research in Progress series, Special Issues of academic journals, the OPHI Update newsletters and manuals and questionnaires (‘Resources’). The published articles and book chapters of OPHI researchers can be found on their people pages.

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.

The OPHI Online Training Portal includes a broad range of video, audio and written material on the capability approach and multidimensional poverty measurement, with an emphasis on the Alkire-Foster method.

Latest Working Papers

OPHI Working Paper NumberTitleAuthorPublished asDownloadYear
123Assessing Deprivation with Ordinal Variables: Depth Sensitivity and Poverty AversionSuman Seth and Gaston Yalonetzky
122Does Aid Reduce Poverty?Juliana Yael Milovich

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Latest Research in Progress

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
53aTowards a Global Assets Indicator: Re-assessing the Assets Indicator in the Global Multidimensional Poverty IndexFrank Vollmer and Sabina Alkire

more research in progress…

Latest Briefing Documents

No.DownloadTitlePublication Date
50Pobreza multidimensional en Chile: Incorporación de Entorno y RedesFebruary 2018
49Defining MPI Dimensions through Participation: The Case of El SalvadorJune 2017

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Journal special series guest-edited by OPHI researchers.