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

This week OPHI launched the 2016 estimations of the Global MPI, and released new findings on Multidimensional Poverty across Africa. The MPI Launch event in Abidjan (2 June) and Washington DC (6 June), brought together specialists working at the forefront of … Continue reading Global MPI 2016 Launched more

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 newWorking Paper, written by Sabina Alkire and Mauricio Apablaza, uses EU … Continue reading New Working Paper on multidimensional poverty in Europe 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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Save the date: 2016 MPPN Annual Meeting

The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) will take place in Mexico from 7 – 9 November. The MPPN is a network of more than 40 Governments either pursuing or...
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New OPHI WP by Alkire-Foster: Dimensional and Distributional Contributions to Multidimensional Poverty

OPHI has just published a new Working Paper by Sabina Alkire and James Foster. In the paper, entitled [...] more