Events

OPHI runs a programme of regular events. In addition to seminar series, summer schools, and research workshops (listed separately), these include workshops for academics and practitioners and special events related to OPHI’s research.

Details of forthcoming and recent events are shown below. See also OPHI’s Seminar Series, Short Courses and Workshops pages, or Previous Events for a full list of all past events. Many past events are available to watch or listen to on OPHI’s podcasts page.

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OPHI Summer School 2017: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis

Seminars: Seminars are regularly held on Mondays from 1pm-2pm in Seminar Room 3, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB. Everyone is welcome, and a complimentary sandwich lunch is available on a first come, first served basis.

Previous Events

Amartya Sen’s Distinguished Public Lecture

Professor Amartya Sen delivered a Distinguished Public Lecture at 5pm on 18 January 2017 in the Sheldonian Theatre. The lecture will be chaired by Sir John Vickers, Warden of All Souls and organised by OPHI. More information is available here.

Report of the Commission on Global Poverty – Oxford Launch

On 4 November 2016, from 3-6pm, Monitoring Global Poverty, the report of the Commission on Global Poverty’ chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson, will be launched in Oxford. More information here.

Multidimensional poverty indices for children and household surveys: Lessons and ways forward
Start Date: 02 Jun 2017
End Date: 02 Jun 2017
Location: Department of Plant Sciences, South Parks Road
With: Dr Martin Evans, specialist in child poverty in the Division of Policy and Strategy in UNICEF HQ in New York

Brief Description: 11:15am, Schlich Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3RB This seminar considers the two main approaches that have been used to address the measurement of multi-dimensional poverty (MDP) in the developing world:  the Alkire-Foster method and … Continue reading Multidimensional poverty indices for children and household surveys: Lessons and ways forward

Perspectives on Global Child Poverty
Start Date: 01 Jun 2017
End Date: 01 Jun 2017
Location: Queen Elizabeth House
With: UNICEF's Martin Evans, Young Lives' Jo Boyden, Director of Young Lives and OPHI's Sabina Alkire

Brief Description: 5pm, Queen Elisabeth House, QEH), University of Oxford, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB. The seminar will launch OPHI’s new global estimates on multidimensional child poverty covering 103 countries and 1.8 billion children. It will share child-disaggregations of the $1.90/day extreme … Continue reading Perspectives on Global Child Poverty

Non parametric well-being comparisons
Start Date: 22 Mar 2017
End Date: 22 Mar 2017
Location: QEH Seminar Room 3
With: Koen Decancq

Brief Description: Special OPHI seminar with Koen Decancq: Title: “Non parametric well-being comparisons” (joint work with Annemie Nys) Location and time: 12:00 till 13:00, Seminar room 3, QEH, 3 Mansfield Road. Abstract: We study the problem of making interpersonal well-being comparisons when … Continue reading Non parametric well-being comparisons

WEBINAR: Impact Evaluation using the Alkire-Foster Multidimensional Outcome Measures
Start Date: 20 Mar 2017
End Date: 20 Mar 2017
Location: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/180627093
With: Dr Ana Vaz, Senior Research Officer at OPHI

Brief Description: Date: Monday March 20th, 2017 – 14:00 GMT Dr Ana Vaz, Senior Research Officer at OPHI, will lead a webinar presenting OPHI’s new research project on the use of Alkire-Foster class of measures in evaluating the impact of social protection … Continue reading WEBINAR: Impact Evaluation using the Alkire-Foster Multidimensional Outcome Measures

OPHI Summer School 2016
Start Date: 01 Aug 2016
End Date: 13 Aug 2016
Location: Beijing, China
With: OPHI Researchers & Director

Brief Description: The annual OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis will be held in Beijing, China, from 1-14 August 2016.

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