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Lunchtime Seminar Series for Michaelmas Term 2014 gets underway OPHI’s termly Lunchtime Seminar Series for Michaelmas 2014-15 begins on Monday 13 October with ‘An Introduction to OPHI’. Read more

New OPHI Research in Progress paper presents indices for Multidimensional Poverty for EU-SILC countries The new set of experiemental indices constructed in the paper show All three measures show a significant reduction in multidimensional poverty from 2006 to 2012, although patterns vary. Read more

The Dominican Republic hosts discussion on Multidimensional Poverty OPHI Director Sabina Alkire attended and delivered a lecture at a discussion hosted by the Vice President Dr Margarita Cedeño of the Dominican Republic. 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