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 on the design and implementation of Social Policies in the country.  … Continue reading Seminar focuses on “MPI: its impact on social policy in Colombia” more

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 formal ceremony in the headquarters of the Organization of American States, … Continue reading OAS and OPHI sign Joint Declaration on Multidimensional Poverty more

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 Side Event at the 48th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission in New York. The Commission is the … Continue reading Measuring the interconnected dimensions of poverty to energize policy more

WEBINAR: Impact Evaluation using the Alkire-Foster Multidimensional Outcome Measures

Dr Ana VazOxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, to be held at Sup de Co Marrakech, in Marrakesh, Morocco, 3-15...
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Amartya Sen encourages rigorous democratic debate

Professor Amartya Sen spoke at  a series of oversubscribed events at Oxford University on Wednesday 18 January. At an afternoon Distinguished Public Lecture entitled “Democracy and Social...
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Sir Tony Atkinson

Sir Tony Atkinson, a giant of intellect and humanity in equal measure, will be so deeply missed. We do and long will remember him with respect admiration and fondness. Our thoughts enfold his...
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Wide ranging workshop held on trends in poverty

OPHI held a two-day (6 and 7 December) research workshop on the “Determinants of Multidimensional Poverty Levels and Trends” at the University of Oxford. The aim of the workshop was to look...
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OPHI launches Dimensions Magazine

Dimensions Magazine is the new communication tool of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network, a platform of 53 [...] more