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Measuring multidimensional poverty in Latin America : previous experience and the way forward

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This paper states the need to design a multidimensional poverty index for the Latin America region (LA-MPI) that can monitor poverty trends in a cross-country comparable way, yet is also relevant to the particular regional context. We review the region’s rich experience with multidimensional poverty measurement, as well as Europe’s experiences with multidimensional measurement. We set a number of requirements for the LA-MPI to satisfy and specify the methodological criterions necessary to ful...

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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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Department for International Development More from this funder
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development More from this funder
John Fell Fund More from this funder
International Food Policy Research Institute More from this funder
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen More from this funder
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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Ophi working paper
Paper number:
66
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-10-07

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