OPHI publications include a Working Paper series, a Research in Progress series, Special Issues of academic journals, the OPHI Update newsletters and manuals and questionnaires (‘Resources’). The published articles and book chapters of OPHI researchers can be found on their people pages.

Journals should be ordered through your local bookshop or library, or direct from the respective publishers. All other publications can be downloaded free of charge from this website. Printed copies are available to libraries and institutes in developing countries that do not have generally accessible internet connections on request.

The OPHI Online Training Portal includes a broad range of video, audio and written material on the capability approach and multidimensional poverty measurement, with an emphasis on the Alkire-Foster method.

Latest Working Papers

OPHI Working Paper NumberTitleAuthorPublished asDownloadYear
111Human Development, Inequality, and Poverty: Empirical FindingsSuman Seth and Antonio Villar
110Measuring Human Development and Human DeprivationsSuman Seth and Antonio Villar

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Latest Research in Progress

47aExploring Multidimensional Poverty in China: 2010 to 2014Sabina Alkire and Yangyang Shen
46aMeasuring Multidimensional Poverty: Dashboards, Union Identification, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)Sabina Alkire and Gisela Robles

more research in progress…

Latest Briefing Documents

No.DownloadTitlePublication Date
43Pauvrete multidimensionnelle en AfriqueJune 2016
42Multidimensional Poverty Index – Summer 2016: Brief Methodological Note and ResultsJune 2016

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Journal special series guest-edited by OPHI researchers.