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Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria: First Order Dominance Approach

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  • Olu Ajakaiye
  • Afeikhena T. Jerome
  • Olanrewaju Olaniyan
  • Kristi Mahrt
  • Olufunke A. Alaba

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This study appraises non-monetary multidimensional poverty in Nigeria using the novel first order dominance approach developed by Arndt et al. (2012). It examines five dimensions of deprivation: education, water, sanitation, shelter, and energy-using comparable datasets, the Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys of 1999, 2003, and 2008 for national, regional, and zonal analysis, and the Harmonized Nigeria Living Standard Survey of 2008/09 as well as the Nigeria Living Standard Survey of 2003/04 for state analysis.

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  • Olu Ajakaiye & Afeikhena T. Jerome & Olanrewaju Olaniyan & Kristi Mahrt & Olufunke A. Alaba, 2014. "Multidimensional Poverty in Nigeria: First Order Dominance Approach," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-143, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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