Sabina Alkire

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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Queen Elizabeth House

3 Mansfield Road

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3TB

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper No. 38, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office Background Paper No. 2010/11
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
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Poverty Measurement, Multidimensional Poverty, Capability Approach, Multidimensional Welfare, Human Development, HDI, HPI

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Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
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Multidimensional Poverty, Human Development Capability Approach, Chronic Poverty, Basic Capabilities

Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related Concepts

OPHI Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
Downloads 1,921 (8,829)
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Capability approach, Millennium Development Goals, Human Security, Human Rights, Process Freedoms, Environment, Inequality, Happiness

Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related Concepts

UNDP-HDRO Occasional Papers No. 2010/1
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
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Designing the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper No. 37, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office Background Paper No. 2010/2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and James E. Foster
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and George Washington University
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Human Development Index, inequality, multidimensional inequality measurement, capability approach, multidimensional welfare

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Counting and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, No. 7-8, 2011, OPHI Working Paper 32, December 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and James E. Foster
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and George Washington University
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Multidimensional poverty measurement, capability approach, identification, FGT measures

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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 and Its Discontents

OPHI Working Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
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poverty measurement, multidimensional poverty, identification, poverty indices, FGT

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Agency and Empowerment: A Proposal for Internationally Comparable Indicators

Oxford Development Studies, Volume 35, Issue 4, 2007, pp. 379-403 , OPHI Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and Solava Ibrahim
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01240
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), UNICEF - Innocenti Research Centre, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), American University and University of Oxford
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agricultural development, multidimensional measurement, gender equality, women’s empowerment

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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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A Multidimensional Approach: Poverty Measurement & Beyond

Social Indicators Research 112(2) 2013, pp. 239-257
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
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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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Measuring Acute Poverty in the Developing World: Robustness and Scope of the Multidimensional Poverty Index

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
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Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), poverty, Millenium Development Goals, methodology, developing countries

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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 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 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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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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Beyond Headcount: Measures that Reflect the Breadth and Components of Child Poverty

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative Working Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and Jose Roche
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
Downloads 87 (322,248)
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child poverty, multidimensional poverty, poverty measurement, FGT measures, capability

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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 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 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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Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement

Journal of Economic Inequality Volume 9, Number 2 (2011), 289-314, DOI: 10.1007/s10888-011-9181-4
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and James E. Foster
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and George Washington University
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poverty measurement, multidimensional poverty, deprivation, FGT measures

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Winning Ideas: Lessons from Free Market Economics

OPHI Working Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire and Angus Ritchie
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and University of Oxford - Magdalen College
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Where Do the World's Multidimensionally Poor People Live?

OPHI Working Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Sabina Alkire, Jose Roche and Andy Sumner
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and King's College, University of London - King’s International Development Institute
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multidimensional poverty, MICs, LDCs, MPI

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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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The Missing Dimensions of Poverty Data: An Introduction

OPHI Working Paper 00 published in Oxford Development Studies, 35 (4), pp. 347−359, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
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Poverty, human development, data, survey methods, freedoms

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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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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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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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Where Did Identification Go?

OPHI Working Paper 43b
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster and Maria Emma Santos
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, George Washington University and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
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poverty measurement, multidimensional poverty, deprivation, FGT measures

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Why the Capability Approach?

Journal of Human Development, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2005, pages 115-135
Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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Amartya Sen, Capabilities, Capability approach, Development economics, Human development, Poverty, Well‐being

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Subjective Quantitative Studies of Human Agency

Social Indicators Research, Volume 74, Number 1 (2005), 217-260, DOI:10.1007/s11205-005-6525-0
Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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Measurement, Freedom, Agency, Empowerment, Capability

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Dimensions of Human Development

World Development, Volume 30, Issue 2, February 2002, pp. 181–205
Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Sabina Alkire
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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