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2014 Resources

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The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2014:
In Brief (2 pages)
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The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2014:
An Overview (8 pages)
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Destitution:
Who and where
are the poorest
of the poor?
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Inequality Among
the MPI Poor, and Regional Disparity
in Multidimensional Poverty: Levels and Trends
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methodological Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India
Poverty in Rural and Urban Areas: Direct Comparisons using the Global MPI 2014
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Reducing Multidimensional Poverty and Destitution:Pace and Patterns Download Multidimensional Poverty Index
2014: Brief Methodological
Note and Results
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OPHI Working Paper 68: Measuring and Decomposing Inequality
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Multidimensional Destitution: an ordinal counting methodology for constructing
linked subsets of the poor
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Multidimensional Poverty
Dynamics: Methodology and Results for 34 Countries
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Press Release:
International (In English)
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Communiqué de Presse – IPM 2014
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Press Briefing:
South Asia Highlights
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Press Briefing:
Latin America and the Caribbean Highlights
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Press Briefing:
Africa Highlights
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Global MPI 2014: Africa Highlights in Brief
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2013 Resources

The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013 - 2 pager Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013 - in full Identifying the bottom billion beyond national averages Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006
The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013:
2-page summary
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The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013:
In full
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Identifying the
‘Bottom Billion’:
Beyond National
Averages
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Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for the Poorest Groups Download
How Multidimensional Poverty went down MPI 2013: Brief Methodological Note and Results Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India
How Multidimensional Poverty went down: Dynamics and Comparisons Download Multidimensional Poverty Index 2013: Brief Methodological Note and Results Download Working Paper 59
Measuring Acute
Poverty in the
Developing World:
Robustness and
Scope of the MPI Download
Supplementary data
Working Paper 60 Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006: Where and How? Download
Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India
Working Paper 61
Where Do the World’s Multidimensionally Poor People Live? Download
Human Development Report 2013
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Press Release: International Poverty index identifies ‘star’ developing countries in Africa and Asia Download Press Release: South Asia Nepal and Bangladesh are star performers in cutting multidimensional poverty
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General Resources

Working Paper 38 Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries
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MPI Construction & Analysis Training material for producing national human development reports
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OPHI Research in Progress 32a Sub-national Disparities and Inter-temporal Evolution of Multidimensional Poverty across Developing Countries Download Research in Progress 36a Multidimensional poverty measurement for EU-SILC countries Download
Working Paper 13 Multidimensional Measurement of Poverty in Sub Saharan Africa Download Working Paper 14 Multidimensional Poverty in Bhutan: Estimates and Policy Implications Download Working Paper 18 Setting Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Well-Being Download Working Paper 40 A Report on Mexican Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Download
Working Paper 43 Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Download Working Paper 46 Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents Download Working Paper 50 Measurement Errors and Multidimensional Poverty
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Working Paper 55 A Robust Multidimensional Poverty Profile for Uganda
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