Global MPI 2017: A Piercing Light on Child Poverty

OPHI has launched the 2017 Global MPI, which added estimations for Algeria and El Salvador, and updated MPI estimations for 23 countries including China, India, Mexico and South Africa at a special anniversary seminar at Oxford University on 1 June. … Continue reading Global MPI 2017: A Piercing Light on Child Poverty more

Panama and the Dominican Republic to launch their National MPIs next week

Next week both of these countries will present their new Multidimensional Poverty Indices as a complement to their income poverty measure and as a tool for improved social policy and targeting of resources. Both governments have worked with OPHI in … Continue reading Panama and the Dominican Republic to launch their National MPIs next week more

MPPN and OPHI help organize a side event in OAS General Assembly

On Tuesday June 20, during the 47th Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly to be held in Mexico, the Mexican Government with the MPPN, OPHI and the OAS will host a side event entitled “Multidimensional Poverty Measurement as a … Continue reading MPPN and OPHI help organize a side event in OAS General Assembly more

Guatemala will develop a National Multidimensional Poverty Index

The Government of Guatemala has formally decided to launch the process to develop a National Multidimensional Poverty Index (the G-MPI). Minister of Social Development José Moreno invited Dr John...
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Vice President of Dominican Republic presents at Oxford University

On Tuesday June 6, Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice President of the Dominican Republic, spoke on “Efforts to tackle multidimensional poverty in the Dominican Republic” at Latin American...
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Seminar focuses on “MPI: its impact on social policy in Colombia”

On Monday March 13 experts on Multidimensional Poverty gathered together at Los Andes University in Bogotá Colombia to discuss the impact that the National Multidimensional Poverty Index has had...
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OAS and OPHI sign Joint Declaration on Multidimensional Poverty

OPHI and the Organization of American States signed a Joint Declaration on March 9 to promote the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) both nationally and regionally in the Americas.  In a...
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Measuring the interconnected dimensions of poverty to energize policy

Side-Event at the 48th Session of the UN Statistical Commission On 7 March 2017, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a...
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WEBINAR: Impact Evaluation using the Alkire-Foster Multidimensional Outcome Measures

Dr Ana Vaz, Senior Research Officer at OPHI, led a webinar presenting OPHI's new research project on the use of Alkire-Foster class of measures in evaluating the impact of social...
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