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Editorial | Dimensiones 3

In this edition, we are pleased to present a variety of articles from different regions of the world – Latin America, Africa and India – that illustrate the richness offered by multidimensional poverty indices (MPIs) for analysing poverty, either alone or as a complement to income measurement.

Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006

This article is a summary of the essay published in World Development entitled ‘Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India between 1999 and 2006: Where and How?’ by Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth (also available as an OPHI Working Paper) and presents the key findings of an analysis of changes in multidimensional poverty through the application of an adaptation of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index. This same analysis is replicated for over a 100 countries.