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Multidimensional poverty
Journal Article
Extending multidimensional poverty identification: From additive weights to minimal bundles

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | 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 mu...

Boolean functions Composite indexes Multidimensional poverty
Journal Article
Multidimensional poverty of children in Mozambique

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3% can be considered multidimensionally poor. A substantial divide exists between urban and rural areas and between northern and southern provinces...

Multidimensional poverty Children Child wellbeing
Research Brief
Multidimensional poverty in times of multiple crises: A snapshot of Mozambique in 2015–2018 Mozambique Multidimensional poverty Household survey
Seminar
Evolution of multidimensional poverty in crisis-ridden Mozambique

On 18 June 2020, researchers of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme, Eva-Maria Egger, Finn Tarp, and Vincenzo Salvucci, will present their current research.

18 June 2020
Zoom, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Evolution of multidimensional poverty in crisis-ridden Mozambique

Mozambique experienced important reduction in the poverty rate until recently, before two major natural disasters hit and the country started suffering from a hidden debt scandal with associated economic slowdown...

First-order dominance Mozambique Multidimensional poverty
Working Paper
Counting-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 Article
Living Conditions and Basic Needs: Evidence from African Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Living conditions Multidimensional poverty Wellbeing
Journal Article
Introduction to Special Issue on: ‘Inequalities in the Least Developed Countries – Some Lessons from Africa’

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Economic inequality Multidimensional poverty Inequality and Well-being
Journal Special Issue
Inequalities in the least developed countries: Some lessons from Africa Inequality child malnutrition Women's empowerment
Workshop
Course 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...

4 March 20198 March 2019
University of Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
In the media
Researchers 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
Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty in Vietnam: Evidence from a rural household survey

For years, the international development community has been considering poverty as a multidimensional phenomenon, which takes into account not only income or consumption of the poor, but also their access to basic needs (education, health, etc.) and ...

Multidimensional poverty Poverty analysis Household survey
Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty of children in Mozambique

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3 per cent can be considered multidimensionally poor...

Multidimensional poverty Children Child wellbeing
Working Paper
Living conditions and well-being: Evidence from African countries

We here use five rounds of Afrobarometer data covering more than 100,000 individuals over the 2004-2016 period to explore the link between self-assessed measures of living conditions and objective measures of individual well-being (access to basic ne...

Living conditions Multidimensional poverty Wellbeing
Working Paper
Robustness tests for multidimensional poverty comparisons

This paper provides practical tests for the robustness of multidimensional comparisons of well-being...

Multidimensional poverty Pointwise dominance Mozambique
Working Paper
A human rights-consistent approach to multidimensional welfare measurement applied to sub-Saharan Africa

The rights-based approach to development targets progress towards the realization of 30 articles set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Progress is frequently measured using the multidimensional poverty index...

First-order dominance Multidimensional poverty Sub-Saharan Africa
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