MPI Debate

Since the launch of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in July 2010, several blogs and papers have emerged that debate and clarify the value of the MPI and the methodology that underpins it. Below you can read a number of articles and blog posts, along with responses by OPHI researchers to the issues that have been raised.

Journal of Economic Inequality

Expert comment

Oxfam Blog

World Bank Blog

German Development Institute (DIE) website

La Jornada, Mexico

  • A Response to Julio Boltvinik Maria Emma Santos and Diego Zavaleta respond (in Spanish) to an article by the Mexican politician and academic that was published in La Jornada.