Seminar Series 2021 – Archive

Hilary Term 2021

The following seminars will be given at 3pm on Mondays and will take place online.
Details and registration details will be published on

These seminars are organised jointly with the Institute for International Economic Policy at George Washington University and the UNDP Human Development Report Office. They will be hosted by Professor James Foster, GWU.

Series organisers: Dr Sabina Alkire (University of Oxford) Professor James Foster (Georges Washington University) Pedro Conceição (UNDP HDRO)

Dr Nicolai Suppa, CED, OPHI
18 January: ‘Sensitivity analyses in poverty measurement: The case of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index’.

Professor Sabina Alkire, OPHI
25 Jan: ‘Changes over time in the global Multidimensional Poverty Index’.

Dr Elina Scheja, Sida
1 Feb: ‘Moderate internationally comparable MPI’.

Mr Jakob Dirksen, OPHI
8 Feb: ‘Multidimensional poverty indices and children: Four measurement strategies’.

Dr Cecilia Calderon, UNDP HDRO
15 Feb: ‘Multidimensional Deprivation Index: an experimental measure for European developed countries’.

Dr Rizwan Ul Haq, PIDE
22 Feb: ‘Analysing individual deprivations alongside household poverty: Possibilities for gendered, intrahousehold, and multidimensional analyses’.

Dr Maria Emma Santos, CONICET, OPHI
1 Mar: ‘Inequality among the multidimensionally poor in over 100 countries’.

Dr Suman Seth, University of Leeds, OPHI
8 Mar: ‘Growth elasticity of multidimensional poverty in India between 2005/06 and 2015/16’