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Measuring poverty below the averages

June 2013
Amanda Lenhardt
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'Aggregate measures of poverty such as average consumption rates and poverty head-count statistics, while instructive of absolute poverty levels, fail to capture uneven distributions of income or uneven progress on non-income dimensions of poverty...'

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Why the poorest of the poor need MPI 2.0

May 2013
Sabina Alkire
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'I would like to make the case for a new measure post-2015 that will provide a ‘high-resolution lens’ on poverty that enables governments and development actors to gain a better understanding of the lived experience of poverty...'

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