MPPN Side Event at March UN Statistical Commission

The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) will  be holding a special High-Level Side Event at the UN Statistical Commission in New York from 1:15pm to 2:30pm on Tuesday 7 March 2017 entitled “Measuring the Interconnected Dimensions of Poverty to Energise Policy.” The event will … Continue reading MPPN Side Event at March UN Statistical Commission more

OPHI Summer School 2017: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis

Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, to be held in Morocco, 3-15 July 2017 The purpose of this intensive summer school is to provide a thorough technical and practical introduction to multidimensional poverty … Continue reading OPHI Summer School 2017: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis more

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 Decisions,” Professor Sen addressed the need for quality public discussion of issues ranging from welfare … Continue reading Amartya Sen encourages rigorous democratic debate more

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

High Level Panel Endorses Multidimensional Approach to Poverty at the Global Partnership Meeting

On 1 December, 2016, OPHI Co-Founder John Hammock moderated a session entitled “Multidimensional Poverty: Experiences from the South” that was organised by the Mexican Agency for International...
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Over 50 countries developing new approach to ending poverty

Launched in 2013, the MPPN has 51 participating countries, over 30 of which attended the fourth annual [...] more

Armenia Launches National Multidimensional Poverty Measure

On 7 November, 2016, Armenia announced the launch of a national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in Yerevan. The measure was released as part of the annual “[...] more