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Lifting the lid on the household: A new way to measure individual deprivation

Authors: Scott Wisor, Joanne Crawford, Sharon Besselland Janet Hunt

Publication date: 23 April 2015

Most experts now agree that monetary poverty measurement should be complemented by multidimensional measurements. The individual, not the household, should be the unit of analysis. Poverty measurement should reflect the views and priorities of poor people. And in so far as possible, measurement should provide meaningful comparisons across contexts and over time. Enter the Individual Deprivation Measure.

World Development Indicators

World Development Indicators (WDI) publication is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development.

OECD iLibrary

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UNECE Gender Statistics

"This is a gender statistics website that aims to bring together both gender statistics and policies. The main focus is on the production, dissemination and use of gender related data. In addition to statistics, this site elaborates on some of the main gender issues relevant to the UNECE region,