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Understandings and misunderstandings of multidimensinal poverty measurement

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Multidimensional measures provide an alternative lens through which poverty may be viewed and understood. In recent work we have attempted to offer a practical approach to identifying the poor and measuring aggregate poverty (Alkire and Foster 2011). As this is quite a departure from traditional unidimensional and multidimensional poverty measurement – particularly with respect to the identification step – further elaboration may be warranted. In this paper we elucidate the strengths, lim...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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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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Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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Ophi working paper
Publication date:
2011-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
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600
Paper number:
43
ISBN:
9781907194306
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2011-08-19

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