Suman Seth

University of Leeds - Economics Division

University of Oxford - Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

Research Officer

3 Mansfield Road

Queen Elizabeth House

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3TB

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http://ophi.org.uk/about/people/research-associates-and-advisors/suman-seth/

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1.

Do Government Agencies Respond to Market Pressures? Evidence from Private Prisons

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 03-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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privatization, prisons, growth in government

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A Comparative Study of Living Conditions in Slums of Three Metro Cities in India

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Sugata Bag, Suman Seth and Anish Gupta
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, University of Leeds - Economics Division and University of Delhi - Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
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Living conditions in slums, primary household survey in slums, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, migration, multidimensional material deprivation

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 5 – the Alkire-Foster Counting Methodology

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 5., Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Alkire-Foster poverty measures, Adjusted Headcount Ratio, Multidimensional Poverty Index, dual cutoff identification, intensity of poverty

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Measuring Multidimensional Poverty in India: A New Proposal

OPHI Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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India, BPL, poverty measurement, multidimensional poverty, capability approach, poverty indices

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 3 – Overview of Methods for Multidimensional Poverty Assessment

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 3., OPHI Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Multidimensional poverty measures, dashboard approach, composite indices, Venn diagrams, dominance approach, statistical approaches, fuzzy sets approach, axiomatic approach.

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 4 – Counting Approaches: Definitions, Origins, and Implementations

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 4.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Counting approach, identification of the poor, Unmet Basic Needs, Social Inclusion, Multiple Deprivations

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 10 – Some Regression Models for Af Measures

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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micro regressions; macro regressions; generalised linear models; logit/probit models; models for fractional data; determinants of poverty

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 2 – The Framework

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 2., OPHI Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Foster-Greer-Thorbecke measures, scales of measurement, ordinal data properties of poverty measurement, axiomatic methods, joint distribution, identification, aggregation

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 6 – Normative Choices in Measurement Design

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 6.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Space of poverty measurement, purpose of measurement, unit of analysis, choice of dimensions, selection of indicators, capabilities, deprivation cutoffs, weights, poverty cutoffs

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 7 – Data and Analysis

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 7
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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Survey data, unit of identification, household composition, correlation, redundancy, measure of overlap

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 9 – Distribution and Dynamics

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 9.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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inequality decomposition, disparity across subgroup poverty, inter-temporal analysis of poverty, chronic multidimensional poverty, dynamic poverty decomposition

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Understanding Standard of Living and Correlates in Slums: An Analysis Using Monetary versus Multidimensional Approaches in Three Indian Cities

Delhi School of Economics, Centre for Development Economics Working Paper No. 263, Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Sugata Bag and Suman Seth
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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Living Standards in Slums, Indian Slums, Multidimensional Poverty, Counting Approach, Slum Characteristics, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 8 – Robustness Analysis and Statistical Inference

Alkire, S., Foster, J. E., Seth, S., Santos, M. E., Roche, J. M., and Ballon, P. (2015). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch. 8.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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robustness analysis, statistical inference, dominance analysis, rank robustness, standard errors, bootstrap

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Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006: Where and How?

OPHI Working Paper No. 60
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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India, poverty, MPI, multidimensional poverty index

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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 1 – Introduction

OPHI Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University, University of Leeds - Economics Division, CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford
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multidimensional poverty, capability approach, Millennium Development Goals, economic growth, income poverty

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Determining BPL Status: Some Methodological Improvements

The Indian Journal of Human Development, 2 (2), 407−424, July−December, 2009, OPHI Research in Progress 7a
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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Sub-National Disparities and Inter-Temporal Evolution of Multidimensional Poverty Across Developing Countries

OPHI Research in Progress 32a
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire, Jose Roche and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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Multidimensional Inequality and Human Development

Seth, S. and Santos, M. E. (2018). ‘Multidimensional Inequality and Human Development’. OPHI Working Paper 114, University of Oxford; ISBN 978-19-1229-102-1 , Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 18-11
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2018
Suman Seth and Maria Emma Santos
University of Leeds - Economics Division and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
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multidimensional inequality measurement, capability approach, transfer principles, multidimensional association, normative framework, human development

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Identifying BPL Households: A Comparison of Methods

OPHI Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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BPL, SECC, NFHS, multidimensional poverty, MPI, multidimensional poverty index, expenditure-based poverty rates

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Has the World Converged? A Robust Analysis of Non-Monetary Bounded Indicators

ECINEQ Working Paper 398, Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2016
Suman Seth and Gaston Yalonetzky
University of Leeds - Economics Division and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Composite Indices, Alternative Weights, and Comparison Robustness

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2018
Suman Seth and Mark McGillivray
University of Leeds - Economics Division and Deakin University
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Composite Indices, Weights, Rank Robustness Tests, Inter-Temporal Comparisons, Human Development Index

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Selecting a Targeting Method to Identify BPL Households in India

OPHI Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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India, BPL, SECC, NFHS3, multidimensional poverty index, MPI, ten-item binary scoring method

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Identifying Destitution Through Linked Subsets of Multidimensionally Poor: An Ordinal Approach

Alkire, Sabina and Seth, Suman (2015), Identifying Destitution Through Linked Subsets of Multidimensionally Poor: An Ordinal Approach, WIDER Working Paper 2015/151, United Nations University., Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 17-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Mar 2016
Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Leeds - Economics Division
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extreme poverty, ultra-poverty, multidimensional poverty, poverty characteristics, poverty profile, Nepal

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Assessing Deprivation with Ordinal Variables: Depth Sensitivity and Poverty Aversion

Seth, S. and Yalonetzky, G. (2018). Assessing Deprivation with OrdinalVariables: Depth Sensitivity and Poverty Aversion, OPHI Working Paper 123, University of Oxford.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Suman Seth and Gaston Yalonetzky
University of Leeds - Economics Division and University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS)
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Ordinal Variables; Poverty Measurement; Precedence to Poorer People; Hammond Transfer; Degree of Poverty Aversion; Stochastic Dominance