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Nigerian newspaper This Day Live publishes article on Global MPI 2014 Dr. Shamsuddin Usman called on policy makers to take into account the experience of people in poverty identified by the Global MPI 2014 in drafting anti-poverty policies. Read more

OPHI’s Sabina Alkire appointed to professorship at George Washington University OPHI is delighted to announce that Dr Sabina Alkire will be the inaugural holder of the Oliver T. Carr, Jr. professorship at the Elliott School of International Affairs as well as a Professor of Economics, and of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). She will take up this post in January 2015 and for the next 20 months will hold a joint appointment at Oxford University, where she will continue as director of OPHI. Read more

Nepal and Tajikistan join the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) The Governments of Nepal and Tajikistan are in the process of exploring the development of a national multidimensional poverty measure. 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