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Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House)
Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom

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Working papers

2015

  1. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 4 - Counting Approaches: Definitions, Origins, and Implementations," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp085_ch4.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  2. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 6 - Normative Choices in Measurement Design," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp087_ch6.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  3. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 8 - Robustness Analysis and Statistical Inference," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp089_ch8.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  4. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 7 - Data and Analysis," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp088_ch7.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  5. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 10 - Some Regression Models for AF Measures," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp091_ch10, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  6. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 5 - The Alkire-Foster Counting Methodology," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp086_ch5.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  7. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 3 - Overview of Methods for Multidimensional Poverty Assessment," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp084_ch3.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  8. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2015. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 9 - Distribution and Dynamics," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp090_ch9.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  9. Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Ana Vaz, 2015. "Changes Over Time in Multidimensional Poverty: Methodology and Results for 34 Countries," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp076, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  10. Tony Castleman & James E. Foster & Stephen C. Smith, 2015. "Person Equivalent Headcount Measures of Poverty," Working Papers 2015-10, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.

2014

  1. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2014. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 1 - Introduction," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp082_ch1.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  2. Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, Jose M. Roche and Paola Ballon, 2014. "Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis: Chapter 2 - The Framework," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp083_ch2.pdf, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  3. Sabina Alkire, Jose Manuel Roche, Suman Seth and Andy Sumner, 2014. "Identifying the Poorest People and Groups: Strategies Using the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp078, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

2013

  1. Paola Ballon, 2013. "The selection of functionings and capabilities : A survey of empirical studies," Working Papers PMMA 2013-09, PEP-PMMA.
  2. Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Andy Sumner, 2013. "Where do the World’s Multidimensionally Poor People Live?," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp061, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  3. José Manuel Roche, 2013. "Monitoring Progress in Child Poverty Reduction: Methodological Insights and Illustration to the Case Study of Bangladesh," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp057, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

2011

  1. Sabina Alkire and José Manuel Roche, 2011. "Beyond Headcount: Measures that Reflect the Breadth and Components of Child Poverty," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp045, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  2. Indranil Dutta & James Foster, 2011. "Inequality of Happiness in US: 1972-2008," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 1110, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  3. James E. Foster & Sabina Alkire, 2011. "Understandings and Misunderstandings of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement," Working Papers 2011-18, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  4. James E. Foster & Sabina Alkire & Maria Emma Santos, 2011. "Where Did Identification Go?," Working Papers 2011-20, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  5. James E. Foster & Mark McGillivray & Suman Seth, 2011. "Composite Indices: Rank Robustness, Statistical Association and Redundancy," Working Papers 2011-19, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.

2010

  1. James E. Foster, 2010. "Freedom, Opportunity and Wellbeing," Working Papers 2010-15, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  2. James E. Foster & Indranil Dutta & Ajit Mishra, 2010. "On Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty," Working Papers 2010-13, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  3. James E. Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke (FGT) Poverty Measures: Twenty-Five Years Later," Working Papers 2010-14, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  4. Sabina Alkire & James Foster, 2010. "Designing the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present) HDRP-2010-28, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  5. James Foster, 2010. "Notes on Effective Freedom," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp034, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
  6. James E. Foster, 2010. "A Report on Mexican Multidimensional Poverty Measurement," OPHI Working Papers ophiwp040, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

2008

  1. James E. Foster & Kathryn H. Anderson & David E. Frisvold, 2008. "Investing in Health: The Long-Term Impact of Head Start on Smoking," Working Papers 2010-25, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.

2007

  1. James E. Foster, 2007. "A Class of Chronic Poverty Measures," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0701, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.

2004

  1. Kathryn Anderson & James Foster & David Frisvold, 2004. "Investing in Health: The Long-Term Impact of Head Start," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0426, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.

2001

  1. James E. Foster & Tapan Mitra, 2001. "Ranking Investment Projects," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0107, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  2. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2001. "Is Economic Growth Good for the Poor? Tracking Low Incomes Using General Means," Research Department Publications 4269, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  3. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2001. "¿Es el crecimiento económico bueno para los pobres? Seguimiento del ingreso bajo con medias generales," Research Department Publications 4270, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.

2000

  1. Kaushik Basu & James E.Foster & S. Subramanian, 2000. "Isolated and Proximate Illiteracy And Why these Concepts Matter in Measuring Literacy and Designing Education Programmes," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0002, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.

1998

  1. Basu, Kaushik & Foster, James E., 1998. "On measuring literacy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1997, The World Bank.

1997

  1. Ok, Efe A. & Foster, James, 1997. "Lorenz Dominance and the Variance of Logarithms," Working Papers 97-22, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.

1989

  1. Foster, J.E. & Frierman, M., 1989. "Learning Rational Expectations: Classical Conditions Ensure Uniqueness And Global Stability," Purdue University Economics Working Papers 957, Purdue University, Department of Economics.

Journal articles

2015

  1. Meera Tiwari & Sabina Alkire & Jose Manuel Roche & Suman Seth & Andrew Sumner, 2015. "Identifying the Poorest People and Groups: Strategies Using the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(3), pages 362-387, 04.

2014

  1. Jacqueline O’Reilly & Tiziana Nazio & José Manuel Roche, 2014. "Compromising conventions: attitudes of dissonance and indifference towards full-time maternal employment in Denmark, Spain, Poland and the UK," Work, Employment & Society, British Sociological Association, vol. 28(2), pages 168-188, April.
  2. Grace Kite & José Manuel Roche & Lisa Wise, 2014. "Leaving No One Behind under the Post-2015 Framework: Incentivizing equitable progress through data disaggregation and interim targets," Development, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 57(3-4), pages 376-387, December.
  3. James Foster & Michael Wolfson, 2014. "Erratum to: Polarization and the decline of the middle class: Canada and the U.S," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 435-437, September.

2013

  1. José Roche, 2013. "Monitoring Progress in Child Poverty Reduction: Methodological Insights and Illustration to the Case Study of Bangladesh," Social Indicators Research- An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 112(2), pages 363-390, June.
  2. James E. Foster & Mark McGillivray & Suman Seth, 2013. "Composite Indices: Rank Robustness, Statistical Association, and Redundancy," Econometric Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 35-56, January.
  3. Indranil Dutta & James Foster, 2013. "Inequality of Happiness in the U.S.: 1972–2010," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 59(3), pages 393-415, 09.

2012

  1. James E. Foster & Andrew W. Horowitz & Fabio Méndez, 2012. "An Axiomatic Approach to the Measurement of Corruption: Theory and Applications," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 26(2), pages 217-235.

2011

  1. Alkire, Sabina & Foster, James, 2011. "Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 476-487, August.
  2. Indranil Dutta & James Foster & Ajit Mishra, 2011. "On measuring vulnerability to poverty," Social Choice and Welfare, The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 37(4), pages 743-761, October.
  3. Sabina Alkire & James Foster, 2011. "Understandings and misunderstandings of multidimensional poverty measurement," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 289-314, June.
  4. Sabina Alkire & James Foster & Maria Santos, 2011. "Where did identification go?," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 501-505, September.

2010

  1. Gustav Ranis & Frances Stewart & Jose Manuel Roche & V. Lakshmi Narayanan, 2010. "Book Reviews," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(3), pages 467-474.
    • Zhongwei Zhao & Allan Puur & John Landers & Frances Stewart & Ruth Dixon-Mueller, 2012. "Book reviews," Population Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 66(2), pages 213-218, July.
    • Charles Polidano & Mats Lundahl & Frances Stewart & Paul Collier & Bill Brugger & Gareth Jones & Emanuel De Kadt & Anthony Thirlwall & Peter Furley & Neil Price & Cormac o Grada & Bridget O'Laughlin &, 1997. "Book reviews," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(2), pages 173-199.
  2. Kathryn H. Anderson & James E. Foster & David E. Frisvold, 2010. "Investing In Health: The Long-Term Impact Of Head Start On Smoking," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 48(3), pages 587-602, 07.
  3. James Foster & Michael Wolfson, 2010. "Polarization and the decline of the middle class: Canada and the U.S," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 247-273, June.
  4. James Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster–Greer–Thorbecke (FGT) poverty measures: 25 years later," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 8(4), pages 491-524, December.

2008

  1. Krishnakumar, Jaya & Ballon, Paola, 2008. "Estimating Basic Capabilities: A Structural Equation Model Applied to Bolivia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 36(6), pages 992-1010, June.
  2. Jose Manuel Roche, 2008. "Monitoring Inequality among Social Groups: A Methodology Combining Fuzzy Set Theory and Principal Component Analysis," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 427-452.
  3. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2008. "Is Economic Growth Good For The Poor? Tracking Low Incomes Using General Means," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 49(4), pages 1143-1172, November.

2006

  1. Foster, James E., 2006. "Comentarios bibliográficos a: Miguel Székely (coord.), Números que mueven al mundo: La medición de la pobreza en México, México, ANUIES-CIDE-Sedesol, Miguel Ángel Porrúa, 2006, 912 pp," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(292), pages 927-929, octubre-d.

2005

  1. James Foster & Luis Lopez-Calva & Miguel Szekely, 2005. "Measuring the Distribution of Human Development: methodology and an application to Mexico," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(1), pages 5-25.

2004

  1. Allison, R. Andrew & Foster, James E., 2004. "Measuring health inequality using qualitative data," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 505-524, May.

2003

  1. James E. Foster & Tapan Mitra, 2003. "Ranking investment projects," Economic Theory, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 22(3), pages 469-494, October.

2000

  1. Foster, James E. & Shneyerov, Artyom A., 2000. "Path Independent Inequality Measures," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 91(2), pages 199-222, April.

1999

  1. James E. Foster & Artyom A. Shneyerov, 1999. "A general class of additively decomposable inequality measures," Economic Theory, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 14(1), pages 89-111.
  2. James E. Foster & Efe A. Ok, 1999. "Lorenz Dominance and the Variance of Logarithms," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 67(4), pages 901-908, July.

1998

  1. Foster, James E, 1998. "Absolute versus Relative Poverty," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 88(2), pages 335-41, May.
  2. Basu, Kaushik & Foster, James E, 1998. "On Measuring Literacy," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 108(451), pages 1733-49, November.

1996

  1. Foster, James E. & Horowitz, Andrew W., 1996. "Complimentarily yours: Free examination copies and textbook prices," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 85-99.

1994

  1. Foster, James E, 1994. "Normative Measurement: Is Theory Relevant?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 365-70, May.

1991

  1. Foster, James E & Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1991. "Subgroup Consistent Poverty Indices," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 59(3), pages 687-709, May.

1990

  1. Foster, James E & Frierman, Michael, 1990. "Learning Rational Expectations: Classical Conditions Ensure Uniqueness and Global Stability," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 57(228), pages 439-53, November.
  2. Foster, James E. & Majumdar, Mukul K. & Mitra, Tapan, 1990. "Inequality and welfare in market economies," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 351-367, April.

1988

  1. Foster, James E & Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1988. "Poverty Orderings," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 56(1), pages 173-77, January.
  2. Foster, James E. & Shorrocks, Anthony F., 1988. "Inequality and poverty orderings," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(2-3), pages 654-661, March.

1987

  1. Anthony F. Shorrocks & James E. Foster, 1987. "Transfer Sensitive Inequality Measures," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 54(3), pages 485-497.

1984

  1. Foster, James E & Wan, Henry Y, Jr, 1984. "Involuntary Unemployment as a Principal-Agent Equilibrium," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(3), pages 476-84, June.
  2. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-66, May.

1983

  1. Foster, James E., 1983. "An axiomatic characterization of the Theil measure of income inequality," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 105-121, October.

1980

  1. Stevens, Dana N & Foster, James E, 1980. "Comparing Utility Functions in Efficiency Terms: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 70(4), pages 793-94, September.

1978

  1. Stevens, Dana N & Foster, James E, 1978. "The Possibility of Democratic Pluralism," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 45(180), pages 401-06, November.

Books

2013

  1. James Foster & Suman Seth & Michael Lokshin & Zurab Sajaia, 2013. "A Unified Approach to Measuring Poverty and Inequality--Theory and Practice : Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 13731, February.

Chapters

2011

  1. James E., Foster, 2011. "Chapter Twenty-Four - Freedom, Opportunity, and Well-Being," Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare, in: K. J. Arrow & A. K. Sen & K. Suzumura (ed.), Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 24, pages 687-728 Elsevier.

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