Multidimensional Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

- 11 May, 2017

In June 2016, the Islamic Development Bank and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative published the report ‘Multidimensional Poverty Assessment in IDB Sub-Saharan African Member Countries’. What is the state of poverty in the region? Where are the people with largest deprivations located? The answers to these questions are crucial to formulating adequate policy responses for one of the poorest regions of the world.

Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006

- 11 May, 2017

This article is a summary of the essay published in World Development entitled ‘Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006: Where and How?by Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth (also available as an OPHI Working Paper) and presents the key findings of an analysis of changes in multidimensional poverty through the application of an adaptation of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index. This same analysis is replicated for over a 100 countries.

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