Properties of Multidimensional Poverty Measures

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Suman Seth

  • Two major steps of measurement: Identification and aggregation
  • Classification of properties of multidimensional measures
  • Invariance, dominance, subgroup and technical properties

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Guide to the video

01.48: Main sources of the lecture

02.30: Preliminaries

09.46: Measurement step 1: Identification – who is poor?

20.15: Measurement step 2: Aggregation – how poor is the society?

20.45: Classification of properties of multidimensional measures

Invariance properties

24.00: Symmetry

25.00 Replication invariance

27.14: Scale invariance

28:40 Focus: poverty focus and deprivation focus

45.40: Focus axioms and types of identification

59.20: Ordinality

Dominance properties

01.08.24: Monotonicity

01.10.42: Dimensional Monotonicity

01.15.05: Transfer in unidimensional context

01.17.01: Bistochastic matrix

01.19.05: Uniform majorisation

01;19.55: Transfer

01.21.17: Rearrangements

01.35.10: Subgroup properties

01.37.24: Technical properties