Listed in World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series
Coverage: Vox Lacea
Multidimensional measures of poverty have become standard as complementary indicators of poverty in many countries. This paper proposes an application of existing methodologies that decompose welfare aggregates -based on counterfactual simulations- to break up the changes of the multidimensional poverty headcount into the variation attributed to each of its dimensions. Read more
Recommended citation: Pérez Pérez, Jorge Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan, Carlos; Trujillo, Jose Daniel; Valderrama, Daniel. 2015. Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts. Policy Research working paper; no. WPS 7514. Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.