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OPHI annual Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty in Oxford, UK OPHI Summer School 2014 concludes today. You can now view the materials online. Read more

OPHI’s John Hammock visits Accion Joven Foundation in Costa Rica John Hammock visits Accion Joven Foundation, an organization that seeks to rescue at-risk youth from poverty. Read more

Dominican Republic to establish a national MPI Government to develop a new multidimensional poverty measure to capture information useful for strategic decision-making 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