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Multidimensional Poverty Orderings *: theory and applications

François Bourguignon and Satya R. Chakravarty

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter generalizes the poverty ordering criteria available for single dimensional income poverty to the case of multidimensional welfare attributes. It discusses a set of properties to be ... More


Distribution and Dynamics

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballón

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For meaningful policy analysis, it is important not only to look at overall poverty, and compare countries or regions at a single point in time, but also to understand the distribution among the ... More


Multidimensional child poverty in Vietnam

Keetie Roelen and Franziska Gassmann

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Following widespread acknowledgement that children deserve a child-focused perspective in the development and poverty reduction process worldwide, the construction and use of child poverty approaches ... More


Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis is evolving rapidly. Quite recently, a particular counting approach to multidimensional poverty measurement, developed by Sabina Alkire and James ... More


The Alkire–Foster Counting Methodology

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballón

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a systematic overview of the Alkire–Foster multidimensional measurement methodology with an emphasis on the Adjusted Headcount Ratio, denoted (M0). The chapter is divided into ... More


Child poverty in Latin America: multiple deprivation and monetary measures combined

Ernesto Espíndola Advis and María Nieves Rico

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Measurements of poverty in terms of the principles of access to, and exercise of, a specific number of rights in areas like nutrition, safe drinking water, sanitation, housing, education and ... More


A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities

Gaspar Fajth, Sharmila Kurukulasuriya, and Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There are critical times in a child's life where failure to intervene can have irreversible impacts on their capabilities and quality of life. Although protecting the rights of all children and ... More


Poverty

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198286547
eISBN:
9780191718601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286546.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the poverty phenomenon, distinguishing between the status of objective poverty and the subjective feeling of poverty. It is argued that defining objective poverty in terms of a ... More


Overview of Methods for Multidimensional Poverty Assessment

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballón

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a constructive survey of the major existing methods for measuring multidimensional poverty. Many measures were motivated by the basic needs approach, the capability approach, ... More


Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco

Hicham Ait Mansour

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an analysis of child poverty in Morocco using three different methods for identifying poor children: a monetary approach using the national poverty line methodology; a ... More


A multidimensional profile of child poverty in Congo Brazzaville

Geranda Notten, Chris de Neubourg, Bethuel Makosso, and Alain Beltran Mpoue

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A multidimensional approach to poverty has more uses than simply summarizing poverty in a single index or for comparing deprivation rates between dimensions. Using the Republic of Congo as an ... More


Ending Persistent Poverty:: Pathways to Reform and Empowerment

Sabria Al-Thawr

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Arab world possesses ample human resources, with young people making up the highest proportion of the population. It also enjoys tremendous wealth, particularly in the form of oil reserves. ... More


Introduction

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballón

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents the normative, empirical, and policy motivations for focusing on multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis in general and one measurement approach in particular. The ... More


Multidimensional Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Levels and Trends

Sabina Alkire and Bouba Housseini

in Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of multidimensional poverty—levels and trends—in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), using the most recent estimations and analyses of the global Multidimensional Poverty ... More


Multidimensional Poverty: Some Comments

Bhaskar Dutta

in Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198812555
eISBN:
9780191850356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A rich literature on multidimensional poverty measurement has recently sprung up. In this multidimensional setting, an individual is identified as poor or deprived if he or she falls short of these ... More


Measuring poverty in the UK

David Gordon

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332152
eISBN:
9781447332398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332152.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

All politicians from all political parties in the UK agree that poverty is ‘bad’ things which should be reduced/eradicated.There is political unanimity about this, however, there is also often ... More


The capability approach, agency and sustainable development

Elise Klein and Paola Ballon

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the role of agency within the capability approach in promoting sustainable development. Drawing on research carried out in Mali, it considers the importance of including ... More


A Multidimensional Poverty Index

Asis Kumar Banerjee

in Emerging Issues in Economic Development: A Contemporary Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099062
eISBN:
9780199084982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099062.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter suggests a multidimensional poverty index (MPI) satisfying some normatively acceptable conditions. One of the conditions considered is that of Correlation Increasing Majorization (CIM) ... More


Poor, or Just Feeling Poor? On Using Subjective Data in Measuring Poverty

Martin Ravallion

in Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198723653
eISBN:
9780191790744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The challenges faced in calibrating poverty and welfare measures to objective data have long been recognized. Until recently, most economists have resisted a seemingly obvious solution, namely to ask ... More


Estimating Multidimensional Poverty in Zambia

Kristi Mahrt and Gibson Masumbu

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198744801
eISBN:
9780191805967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744801.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter applies the first-order dominance (FOD) approach to assess spatial and temporal multidimensional welfare in Zambia from 1996–2010. Additionally, it extends the methodology to evaluate ... More


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