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Moizza Sarwar
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Pakistan signs agreement to develop a national Multidimensional Poverty Index Pakistan's Ministry of Planning, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and OPHI have launched the process of regularly calculating a new poverty index for Pakistan based on the Alkire Foster method. Read more

OPHI takes part in Effective Cooperation Conference in Mexico City John Hammock will speak at the conference on 16 April 2014 about alternatives to per capita income measures. Read more

Government of Spain calls for the adoption of a multidimensional poverty index post-2015 Spain hopes the statement will contribute to discussions on the post-2015 agenda taking place in Mexico next week. 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

A Counting Multidimensional Poverty Index in Public Policy Context: the case of Colombia A new paper that presents the Colombian Multidimensional Poverty Index (CMPI) for tracking multiple deprivations nationally. Read more

Where do the World's Multidimensionally Poor People Live? This paper considers how the global distribution of multidimensional poverty differs from the global distribution of income poverty, and assesses the sensitivity of findings to widely used (although somewhat arbitrary) country classifications. Read more