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Discovery of Women

by Professor Amartya Sen Chaired by the Chancellor of the University, the Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes Get the Flash Player to see this content.

Beyond Headcount: Measures that Reflect the Breadth and Components of Child Poverty

Brief description: In this recording Jose Manuel Roche, OPHI Research Officer, introduces ‘Beyond Headcount: Measures that Reflect the Breadth and Components of Child Poverty’ a paper, co-authored with Sabina Alkire. His talk presents a new approach to child poverty measurement that reflects the breadth and components of child poverty. The Alkire and Foster method presented […]

Determining BPL Status: Some Methodological Improvements

In this recording Suman Seth, OPHI Research Officer, introduces ‘Determining BPL Status: Some Methodological Improvements’ a paper, co-authored with Sabina Alkire. His talk focuses on the method for identifying Below the Poverty Line households in rural India, and argues that mistargeting is significantly influenced by the measurement methodology, not only by corruption as has been […]

Conditions for the Most Robust Poverty Comparisons Using the Alkire-Foster Family of Measures

In this recording Gaston Yalonetzky, lecturer at the Leeds University Business School introduces a paper, ‘Conditions for the Most Robust Poverty Comparisons Using the Alkire-Foster Family of Measures’ that extends the dominance results derived by Lasso de la Vega (2009) and Alkire and Foster (2010) for the adjusted headcount ratio in the Alkire- Foster measure […]

Special seminar Oxford | 7 June 2012 | Inequality in Latin America

Professor Jacques Silber | Inequality in Latin America Podcast of a special seminar ‘On Relative Bi-Polarization and the Middle Class in Latin America’, Professor Jacques Silber will be available 8 June 2012. The seminar will be chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson and is co-hosted by OPHI and the Department of Economics, University of Oxford. Slides […]

Video ‘New Frontiers in Poverty Measurement’ ~ James E. Foster

James E. Foster seminar on ‘New Frontiers in Poverty Measurement’ Watch a recording of Professor James E. Foster’s special seminar at the University of Oxford on New Frontiers in Poverty Measurement, April 30.  This special seminar was co-hosted by OPHI and the Department of Economics. Download lecture slides for this presentation. James E. Foster is Professor of […]

Temporal Mapping of Poverty Using Synthetic Panel Data

In this recording Nicolas Ruiz, Analyst at the Statistics Directorate at OECD, presents joint work with Peter Lanjouw of the World Bank on Temporal Mapping of Poverty Using Synthetic Panel Data. Download audio file

United Nations webcast – Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEIA)

Roundtable discussion and official launch of the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEIA). Speakers: Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Administrator Rajiv Shah; Dr. Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty & Human Dev Initiative; Dr. Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, Health & Nutrition, IFPRI; Dr. ShirinSharminChaudhury, Minister of Women & Children, Bangladesh; Efrain Medina, Minister of Agriculture, Guatemala; Ms. […]

Sub-national Disparities and Inter-temporal Evolution of Multidimensional Poverty across Developing Countries

In this recording Suman Seth, OPHI Research Officer, introduces “Sub-national Disparities and Inter-temporal Evolution of Multidimensional Poverty across Developing Countries”, a paper, co-authored with Sabina Alkire and Jose Manuel Roche of Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) results. His talk focuses on new analyses of sub-national decompositions and changes over time for 1.4 billion of the 1.65 […]

Special Policy Forum – MPI 2011 Findings

On 7 December, OPHI released new MPI analysis for 2011 at a special policy forum in London, UK. Presentations of the new work by Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Suman Seth were followed by responses from Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University and Professor James Foster, George Washington University. The panel was chaired by Joanna […]