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This paper explores a novel way to analyse poverty dynamics that are specific to certain measures of multidimensional poverty, such as the “adjusted headcount ratio” proposed by Alkire and Foster (2011a).

WHAT IS DIMENSIONS MAGAZINE? Poverty is a phenomenon that goes far beyond income poverty and, as such, must be understood and measured in all its complexity.

Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts.

Dimensions Magazine is MPPN’s new communications vehicle to share in a practical, concise and informative way, different countries’ experiences with multidimensional poverty measures.

The Fourth High Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) opened with the participation of Sabina Alkire, Director of the Initiative on Poverty and Human Development at the University of Oxford (OPHI) ; Gonzalo Hernández Licona, CONEVAL Executive Secretary and Javier Garcí

Latin America and Caribbean register middle class growth. Child poverty and inequality problems persist

4th Annual High-Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN)

This High-Level Meeting will highlight what a number of Governments are doing to both measure and tackle multidimensional poverty. A growing number of countries have adopted an official national multidimensional poverty index (MPI) to provide the needed information to guide new policies – for example five countries launched national MPIs since the last MPPN meeting in Colombia. Others that have not yet developed their National MPI are using the existing Global MPI to tackle poverty.

Date/Time:
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 11:45 to Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:45

Eastern Caribbean countries are currently developing and implementing substantial social safety net reforms.

Fortunately, both poverty and extreme poverty have shown a significant decrease in Brazil.

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