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Monetary and multidimensional poverty: Correlations, mismatches and joint distributions

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We consider the relationships between multidimensional and monetary poverty indices in international and national poverty profiles, and evaluate the empirical consequences of identifying poor people relying on a combination of both approaches. Taking first a cross-country perspective, focusing on the developing world, we find that the incidence of poverty accord- ing to money metrics and the global MPI, a non-monetary measure of poverty, are correlated. This correlation breaks down in poorer ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2683-8090
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Institution:
University of York
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Grant:
ES/N01457X/1
300706
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Issue:
133
Article number:
133
Pages:
1-39
Host title:
OPHI Working Papers Series
Publication date:
2020-07-03
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
133
ISBN:
9781912291243
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1118309
Local pid:
pubs:1118309
Deposit date:
2020-07-10

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