Multidimensional Poverty Index
by Dhanasekaran Kuppusamy
Hi all Gretl Users,
I have written a programme for “Multidimensional
Poverty Index“ using Gretl which may be of interest for some one of us and
Gretl users. Sample data and script and its results are attached herewith.
Title : Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
Author : Dhanasekaran Kuppusamy
EmailID: Dhanasekaran K<drgkdphd(a)gmail.com>
Description: Computes the Multidimensional Poverty Index developed by
Alkire and Foster (2011)
The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is a poverty measure developed by
OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme for UNDP’s flagship Human
Development Reports, and has been published in the reports since then.
the multiple deprivations that poor people face in the areas of education,
health, and living standards. This method is flexible and can be used with
different dimensions, indicators, weights and cutoffs to create measures
specific to different societies and situations.