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A report on Mexican multidimensional poverty measurement

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This report addresses the challenges arising from a change in Mexico’s official poverty methodology from an income-only basis to a multidimensional basis that includes education, access to health services, access to social security, shelter characteristics, access to basic services, access to food, and level of social cohesion. The concept of poverty underlying this report is drawn from Amartya Sen’s capability approach. The specific multidimensional measurement framework used is that of A...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2007-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
40
ISBN:
9781907194245
Language:
English
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2014-12-01

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