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Journal ArticleExtending multidimensional poverty identification: From additive weights to minimal bundles
In the widely-used class of multidimensional poverty measures introduced by Alkire and Foster (2011), dimension-specific weights combined with a single cut-off parameter play a fundamental role in identifying who is multidimensionally poor...Boolean functions Composite indexes Multidimensional poverty
Working PaperCounting-based multidimensional poverty identification: From deprivation weights to bundles
In the widely used class of multidimensional poverty measures introduced by Alkire and Foster (2011), dimension-specific weights combined with a single cut-off parameter play a fundamental role in identifying who is multidimensionally poor...Boolean functions Composite indexes Multidimensional poverty
Journal ArticleThe counting approach to multidimensional poverty: The case of four African countries
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesCounting approach Multidimensional poverty measurement Malawi
BlogPoverty measurements for policy makers
In order to reduce poverty you must be able to measure it...Poverty Poverty measurement Multidimensional poverty measurement
WorkshopCourse on advanced poverty analysis
As part of the programme Inclusive Growth in Mozambique , researchers Vincenzo Salvucci and José Cardoso, will deliver a 5-day training course on advanced poverty analysis for officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique...
In the mediaResearchers from the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme interviewed in Dimensions magazine
UNU-WIDER research fellow Vincenzo Salvucci, and Finório Castigo, a specialist from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique, were interviewed by Dimensions magazine on multidimensional poverty measurement. The article was published...Mozambique Multidimensional poverty measurement Poverty
PresentationPaola Ballon presents at an event on multidimensional poverty assessments
On 25 October UNU-WIDER research fellow from the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme Paola Ballon presents in an event organized by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) in Maputo. The event is focused on multi-...
Working PaperThe counting approach to multidimensional poverty: The case of four African countries
This paper investigates the levels and evolution of poverty in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe using the decomposability properties of poverty measures based on a counting approach...Counting approach Multidimensional poverty measurement Malawi