Who really are the poor? Measuring poverty with multiple dimensions

Indonesia Study Group

Speaker

Putu Geniki Lavinia Natih, PhD Candidate at Oxford University.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Wednesday, 30 May, 2018 - 12:30 to 14:00

The trend in poverty is a litmus test of the social quality of economic systems; a poverty measure provides a basis to evaluate the effectiveness of welfare policies and acts as a powerful instrument to focus policy makers’ attention on the living conditions of the poor. Discontent with uni-dimensional measures of poverty reflects widespread agreement that poverty is a multifaceted phenomenon, encompassing deprivations along multiple dimensions.

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