Multidimensional Poverty Index Launched in Honduras

On 23 August, 2016, Honduras officially launched a national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) at an event at the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa. Over 200 people from government, academia, civil society, the private sector and the international donor community attended the … Continue reading Multidimensional Poverty Index Launched in Honduras more

OPHI Summer School in China Closed Successfully

Seventy-five participants from 23 countries attended the Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis 1-13 August 2016. This year, OPHI is partnered with the International Poverty Reduction Centre of China (IPRCC) and Beijing Normal University, where the summer school was held. … Continue reading OPHI Summer School in China Closed Successfully more

Pakistan Launches MPI

Pakistan’s first ever official report on multidimensional poverty was launched today by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform. The report details Pakistan’s official Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) which was earlier published in the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2015–2016. The … Continue reading Pakistan Launches MPI more

Global MPI 2016 Launched

In June, OPHI launched the 2016 estimations of the Global MPI, and released new findings on Multidimensional...
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New Working Paper on multidimensional poverty in Europe

Poverty is often thought of as an issue of concern mainly for developing countries. But methods for measuring multidimensional poverty can also be applied in Western country contexts. A new[...] more

New OPHI WP: Comparing Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Germany

In a new Working Paper (pdf), Nicolai Suppa, OPHI Research Associate, compares monetary and multidimensional...
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