Journal Special Issues
The following journal special issues have been guest-edited by OPHI researchers.
- Special Issue: Social Indicators Research
- Special Issue: Econometric Reviews
- Special Issue: Oxford Development Studies
Social Indicators Research vol. 112, no. 2, 2013
The articles in this special issue apply the Alkire Foster (AF) method for measuring multidimensional poverty to a range of different context. The introduction provides an overview of the AF method.
Several OPHI working papers are published as articles in the special issue:
- ‘Targeting Methods to Identify BPL Households in India’ (Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth, OPHI Working Paper 53).
- ‘Income and Beyond: Multidimensional Poverty in Six Latin American Countries’ (Diego Battiston, Guillermo Cruces, Luis Felipe Lopez Calva, Maria Ana Lugo and Maria Emma Santos, OPHI Working Paper 17).
- ‘Monitoring Progress in Child Poverty Reduction: Methodological Insights and Illustration to the Case Study of Bangladesh’ (José Manuel Roche, OPHI Working Paper 57).
- ‘Multidimensional Measurement of Poverty among Women in Sub-Saharan Africa’ (Yélé Maweki Batana, OPHI Working Paper 13).
- ‘Multidimensional Targeting: Identifying Beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programs’ (Viviane Azevedo and Marcos Robles’ OPHI Research in Progress 20a).
Econometric Reviews, vol. 32, no. 1, 2012
Guest Editor Gaston Yalonetzky
This special issue includes articles that are developed versions of several OPHI working papers:
- ‘Composite Indices: Rank Robustness, Statistical Association and Redundancy’ (James Foster, Mark McGillivray and Suman Seth, OPHI Working Paper 26)
- ‘Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Well-Being: An Overview’ (Koen Decancq and María Ana Lugo, OPHI Working Paper 18)
- ‘Multidimensional Poverty: Measurement, Estimation, and Inference’ (Christopher J. Bennett and Shabana Mitra, OPHI Working Paper 47)
Other articles include:
- ‘Testing for Restricted Stochastic Dominance’ (Russell Davidson and Jean-Yves Duclos)
- ‘Institutions and Economic Outcomes: A Dominance-Based Analysis’ (Gordon Anderson and Kinda Hachem)
- Introduction by Gaston Yalonetzky and Esfandiar Maasoumi.
Oxford Development Studies vol. 35, no. 4, December 2007
Guest Editor Emma Samman
This special issue is based on the proceedings of OPHI’s launch in May 2007. It presents revised versions of papers focusing on aspects of missing poverty data, including proposed indicators and questions to measure each missing dimension. It also includes the comments of discussants Grace Bediako, François Bourguignon and Stephan Klasen.