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Human Development &
Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

  • This paper presents a new Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for 104 developing countries. It is the first time multidimensional poverty is estimated using micro datasets (household surveys) for such a large number of countries which cover about 78 percent of the world´s population.
  • functionings
  • secondary data
  • micro
  • Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), Multiple Indicators Health Survey (MIHS) and World Health Survey (WHS), and other National Survey
  • 104 developing countries
  • Health, Education and Standard of Living.
  • Alkire & Foster Multidimensional Poverty Method
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