Why Multidimensional Poverty Measures?


Sabina Alkire

  • Overview of technical, empirical and policy
    motivations for multidimensional poverty measures


Video (with guide)

Guide to the video


00.18: Ethical motivations for multidimensional poverty measures

02.00: What is poverty? Who is poor?

Part 1: Technical motivations

05.57: Relevant data are increasing

10:00: Computational and methodological developments

Part 2: Empirical motivations

12:24 Monetary and non-monetary household deprivation levels

27.30: Associations across non-monetary deprivations

35.55: Economic growth and non-income deprivations

Part 3: Policy motivations 

55.01: National and international demand

57:35: Political space for new metrics