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Available now: Podcasts and presentations from OPHI lunchtime seminars You can now listen to talks by experts given at OPHI's Lunchtime Seminar Series in Michaelmas 2014-15 . The final talk of the Hilary term series is on 9 March at 1pm in Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford. Read more

Online now: Chapter ten of OPHI’s book on Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis Chapter ten of OPHI's forthcoming book, 'Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis', is now available to download as a working paper. Read more

OPHI and MPPN host UN side-event on multidimensional poverty measurement OPHI and the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network hosted a special side-event on multidimensional poverty measurement at the 46th session of the UN Statistical Commission on Monday 2 March 2015. Presentations from the panellists are available to view online. 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