Multidimensional Poverty in Africa

Author:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
Publication Date:
9 June 2016
Tags:
Africa, Governance, Sustainable Development

The Global MPI looks at poverty through a 'high-resolution' lens. It directly measures the nature and magnitude of overlapping deprivations in health,education and living standard at the household level. In this way, the MPI provides vital information on who is poor and how they are poor, enabling policymakers to design policies and assign resources more effectively.


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