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UNDP blog post: The poor by any other name In this UNDP blog post, Richard Marshall, Nguyen Bui Linh and Sarah Reed explore how Ho Chi Minh City's Multidimensional Poverty Index is making urban poverty visible. Read more

OPHI’s Sabina Alkire and James Foster to serve on World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty OPHI Director Sabina Alkire and Research Associate James Foster will serve on the World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty. The new Commission will be chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson, member of the OPHI Advisory Committee. The Commission’s mandate is to report on the best ways to measure and monitor poverty and deprivation around the world. Read more

New blog post: Seeing Poverty Up Close A new blog post from OPHI’s Sabina Alkire explores how the recent updates of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) provide a detailed picture of poverty, revealing the multiple disadvantages experienced by the poor across different regions of countries. Read more

Measuring Multidimensional Poverty in Latin America: Previous Experience and the Way Forward This paper states the need to design a multidimensional poverty index for the Latin America region (LA-MPI) that can monitor poverty trends in a cross-country comparable way, yet is also relevant to the particular regional context. Read more

Measuring Conjoint Vulnerabilities in Italy: An Asset-Based Approach This paper uses an asset-based approach, focusing on the resources that individuals and households can draw upon to reduce economic vulnerability and strengthen their resilience. Read more

Measuring and Decomposing Inequality among the Multidimensionally Poor Using Ordinal Data: A Counting Approach A paper by Suman Seth and Sabina Alkire proposes the use of a separate decomposable inequality measure using Demographic Health Survey datasets. Read more