Blog: Fighting child-poverty multidimensionally: a headline and a toolbox

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Nov 2017
23/11/2017

Following on from the Putting Children First conference, Christian Oldiges, OPHI, Oxford University, explains how governments can apply the Alkire-Foster (AF) method - a flexible technique for measuring poverty - to identify multidimensionally poor children and compute Child Multidimensional Poverty Indices (C-MPIs) that can be used to guide public policies.  The blog draws on the ESRC-DFID enabled project on Multidimensional Poverty led by University of Oxford.

This blog was published by End Child Poverty on 13 November 2017.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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