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Conceptualising a new multidimensional poverty index for India
Apr 13, 2020

Conceptualising a new multidimensional poverty index for India

While India has successfully lifted millions out of poverty over the past few decades, the issue remains among the foremost challenges confronting the country. One of the first crucial steps to solving the problem of poverty is to measure its extent. Although there is some agreement on the multidimensional nature of poverty and the inability of unidimensional measures to capture its true magnitude, a national or global consensus on a single pover

Blueprint for measuring poverty: Insights from the capabilities approach
Jun 16, 2020

Blueprint for measuring poverty: Insights from the capabilities approach

Multidimensional poverty indices must consider crucial insights inherent in the capabilities approach propounded by Amartya Sen.