Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2014 [report]

Sabina Alkire, Mihika Chatterje, Adriana Conconi, Suman Seth, Ana Vaz
2014 unpublished
The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is an index of acute multidimensional poverty that covers over 100 developing countries. It assesses the nature and intensity of poverty at the individual level, by directly measuring the overlapping deprivations poor people experience simultaneously. It provides a vivid picture of how and where people are poor, within and across countries, regions and the world, enabling policymakers to better target their resources at those most in need through
more » ... olicy interventions that tackle the many di erent aspects of poverty together. This brief explains how the Global MPI is constructed and how it can be used, and summarises a Inside this brie ng
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