OPHI Research in Progress

OPHI Research in Progress (RP) papers are preliminary documents posted online to stimulate discussion and critical comment. The series number and letter identify each version (i.e. paper RP1a after revision will be posted as RP1b) for citation.

Please cite these papers as Author surname, Initial. (Year). “Title title title: Subtitle subtitle subtitle.” OPHI Research in Progress XXa, University of Oxford.

e.g.: Alkire, S. (2013). “Well-being, happiness and public policy.” OPHI Research in Progress 37a, University of Oxford.

No.TitleAuthorDownloadYear
46aMeasuring Multidimensional Poverty: Dashboards, Union Identification, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)Sabina Alkire and Gisela Robles
2016
45aHow Many Children Live in Poverty? An Estimation of Global Child Multidimensional Poverty. [Forthcoming]Ana Vaz
2015
44aMeasuring Women’s Autonomy in Chad and its Associations with Breastfeeding Practices Using the Relative Autonomy IndexAna Vaz, Pierre Pratley and Sabina Alkire
2015
43aTowards Frequent and Accurate Poverty DataSabina Alkire
2014
43bTowards Frequent and Accurate Poverty Data
(Survey Modules in a separate file)
Sabina Alkire


2014
43cTowards Frequent and Accurate Poverty Data
(Data in a separate file)
Sabina Alkire


2016
42aMeasuring destitution in developing countries: An ordinal approach for identifying linked subset of multidimensionally poorSabina Alkire, Adriana Conconi and Suman Seth
2014
41aMultidimensional poverty dynamics: Methodology and results for 34 countriesSabina Alkire, Jose Manuel Roche and Ana Vaz
2014
40aMedición de la Pobreza Multidimensional : El Caso EcuatorianoCésar A. Amores L.
2014
39aWhere Do the World's Poorest Live?: A Multidimensional Approach to the Bottom BillionSabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche, Suman Seth and Andy Sumner
2013
38aMeasuring autonomy: Evidence from Bangladesh
(Tables and figures in a separate file)
Ana Vaz, Sabina Alkire, Agnes Quisumbing and Esha Sraboni


2013
37aWell-being, Happiness, and Public PolicySabina Alkire
2013
36aMultidimensional poverty measurement for EU-SILC countriesSabina Alkire, Mauricio Apablaza and Euijin Jung
2012
36bMultidimensional poverty measurement for EU-SILC countriesSabina Alkire, Mauricio Apablaza and Euijin Jung
2014
36cMultidimensional poverty measurement for EU-SILC countriesSabina Alkire, Mauricio Apablaza and Euijin Jung
2014
35aThe Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture IndexSabina Alkire, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Amber Peterman, Agnes Quisumbing, Greg Seymour, and Ana Vaz
2012
34aChronic Multidimensional Poverty or Multidimensional Chronic DeprivationMauricio Apablaza and Gaston Yalonetzky
2012
33aPoverty as lack of autonomy: Bridging the absolute/relative divide?Sebastian Silva Leander
2012
32aSub-national Disparities and Inter-temporal Evolution of Multidimensional Poverty across Developing CountriesSabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Suman Seth
2011
31aTraining Material for Producing the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) research_paper_no 31aSabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos
2011
30aTraining Material for Producing the Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)Sabina Alkire, Suman Seth, Gaston Yalonetzky and Diego Zavaleta
2011
29aTraining Material for Producing the Human Development Index (HDI)
2011
28aTraining Material for Producing National Human Development Reports-The Gender Inequality Index (GII)Suman Seth
2011
27aOn the Possibility of Measuring Freedom: a Kantian PerspectiveSebastian Silva-Leander
2011
26bRevealed Meta-Preferences: Axiomatic Foundations of Normative Assessments in the Capability ApproachSebastian Silva-Leander
2011
25aA note on the standard errors of the members of the Alkire Foster family and its componentsGaston Yalonetzky
2011
24aA Sensitivity Assessment of Multidimensional Poverty to Various Sets of Missing Dimensions’ Indicators: The Chilean CaseCarlos De Los Rios and Jessica De Los Rios
2010
23aMultidimensional Poverty and its DiscontentsSabina Alkire
2010
22aIs the Multidimensional Poverty Index robust to different weights?Sabina Alkire, Maria Emma Santos, Suman Seth and Gaston Yalonetzky
2010
21aAn Axiomatic Approach to Identification and Measurement of Multidimensional PovertySabina Alkire and James E. Foster
2009
20aMultidimensional Targeting: Identifying Beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer ProgramsViviane Azevedo and Marcos Robles
2010
19aThe Multidimensionality of Child Poverty: an Empirical Investigation on Children of AfghanistanMario Biggeri, Jean-Francois Trani and Vincenzo Mauro
2010
18aCapability and Group Inequalities: Revealing the Latent StructureJosé Manuel Roche
2009
17aQuality of Employment and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from ChileLea Cassar
2010
16aA Comparison Between the Pearson-based Dissimilarity Index and the Multiple-Group Overlap IndexGaston Yalonetzky
2010
15aConceptual Overview of Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related ConceptsSabina Alkire
2009
14aMeasuring group disadvantage with indices based on relative distributionsGaston Yalonetzky
2010
13aThe Pink Streak in a Grey Market: Queerness and Poverty in the Urban PhilippinesRyan Thoreson
2009
12aAgencia de los padres y logros de los hijos: Explorando el caso de America LatinaMaria Emma Santos, Emma Samman, Gaston Yalonetzky
2009
11bChild Poverty Measurement: An Assessment of Methods and an Application to BangladeshJosé Manuel Roche
2009
10aAgency and Empowerment: A review of concepts, indicators and empirical evidenceEmma Samman and Maria Emma Santos
2009
9aTesting for stochastic dominance among additive, multivariate welfare functions with discrete variableGaston Yalonetzky
2009
8aThe MDGs: Multidimensionality and InterconnectionSabina Alkire with James Foster
2009
7aDetermining BPL Status: Some Methodological ImprovementsSabina Alkire and Suman Seth
2009
6aMultidimensional Measures of Poverty & Well-BeingSabina Alkire and Moizza B Sarwar
2009
5aBhutan’s Gross National Happiness Index: Methodology and ResultsSabina Alkire
2008
4aGross National Happiness and Poverty in Bhutan: Applying the GNH Index Methodology to explore PovertySabina Alkire, Maria Emma Santos, and Karma Ura
2008
3aAmartya SenSabina Alkire
2008
2aThe Capability Approach to Quality of Life MeasuresSabina Alkire.
2008
1aCounting and Multidimensional PovertySabina Alkire and James Foster
2007