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Estimating measures of multidimensional poverty in Stata

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  • Daniele Pacifico

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  • Felix Poege

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This paper describes the multidimensional poverty measures developed by Alkire and Foster (2011) and shows how they can be computed in Stata with the command mpi.

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  • Daniele Pacifico & Felix Poege, 2016. "Estimating measures of multidimensional poverty in Stata," Center for the Analysis of Public Policies (CAPP) 0131, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Economia "Marco Biagi".
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    1. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-766, May.
    2. Alkire, Sabina & Foster, James, 2011. "Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 476-487, August.
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    1. Sabyasachi Tripathi & Komali Yenneti, 2020. "Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty in India: A State-level Analysis," Indian Journal of Human Development, , vol. 14(2), pages 257-274, August.

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