Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

In this recording Sabina Alkire introduces “Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement”, a paper, co-authored with James Foster and published in the Journal of Economic Inequality. She elucidates the strengths, limitations, and misunderstandings of multidimensional poverty measurement, along with the paper’s attempts to clarify the debate and catalyse further research.

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The paper is published as part of the OPHI Working Paper series and you can read it here.