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OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis

Date/Time:
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 16:15

COURSE: Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, in collaboration with the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC).

1-14 August 2016 | Beijing, China

The purpose of this intensive summer school is to provide a thorough conceptual and technical introduction to some techniques of measuring multidimensional poverty with a strong emphasis on the Alkire Foster method. 

More information: 

http://www.crop.org/OtherResources/externalevents/OPHI-Summer-School-on-...

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The following topics will be covered:

  • Axiomatic approaches to unidimensional and multidimensional poverty;
  • Methodologies to analyse multidimensional poverty – dashboard, stochastic dominance, information theory, fuzzy set, multiple correspondence analysis, unmet basic needs and counting approaches – and the problems each methodology best solves;
  • The Alkire Foster methodology of multidimensional poverty measurement;
  • Selection of parameters – purpose, unit of measure, dimensions, indicators, cut-offs and weights;
  • Estimation of multidimensional poverty and interpretation of the results;
  • Subgroup decomposition and mapping;
  • Multidimensional poverty dynamics;
  • Robustness tests, standard errors, and statistical inference
  • Econometric analysis of multidimensional poverty;
  • Institutions, policies, and communication.
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Organizer(s)
Organizer :
  • OPHI