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Multidimensional poverty in Cameroon

Paul Ningaye

Multidimensional poverty in Cameroon

determinants and spatial distribution

by Paul Ningaye

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Published by African Economic Research Consortium in Nairobi .
Written in English

  • Poor,
  • Econometric models,
  • Poverty,
  • Income distribution

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Ningaye, Laurent Ndjanyou, and Guy Marcel Saakou
    SeriesAERC research paper -- 211
    ContributionsNdjanyou, Laurent, Saakou, Guy Marcel
    LC ClassificationsHC995.Z9 P655 2011+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25012643M
    ISBN 109966778810
    LC Control Number2011342938

      The highest rates of multidimensional poverty are found in Southern and Western metro areas like Memphis, Birmingham, and Miami, . Cameroon. Country Indicators. Poverty headcount ratio at $ a day ( PPP) (% of population) % % Population, total (millions) International Poverty Line has a value of US$ PPP Lower Middle Income Class Poverty Line has a value of US$ PPP Upper Middle Income Class Poverty Line has a value of US$ PPP.

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Multidimensional poverty in Cameroon by Paul Ningaye Download PDF EPUB FB2

Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis A book from the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Watch a video from the June book launch in Oxford What is multidimensional poverty. Many countries define poverty as a lack of income.

However, this alone doesn’t reveal the broader picture of what life is really like for. Multidimensional poverty measures can be used to create a more comprehensive picture. They reveal who is poor and how they are poor – the range of different disadvantages they experience.

As well as providing a headline measure of poverty, multidimensional measures can be broken down to reveal the poverty level in different areas of a country. Multidimensional Poverty Indices use a range of indicators to calculate a summary poverty figure for a given population, in which a larger figure indicates a higher level of poverty.

This figure considers both the proportion of the population that is deemed poor, and the 'breadth' of poverty experienced by these 'poor' households, following the Alkire & Foster 'counting method'.

Abstract. This study investigates child multidimensional poverty in Cameroon. It finds out its determinants and its relationship with household multidimensional poverty by considering children aged less than five by: 4.

Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis is evolving rapidly. A particular counting approach to multidimensional poverty measurement, developed by Sabina Alkire and James Foster, has created considerable interest.

Notably the publication of the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) estimates in the Human Development Reports of the Cited by: Recent studies on poverty in Cameroon have explored the multidimensional approach. Ningaye. et al. () and Foko et al. () constructed a composite indicator of multidimensional poverty.

Theses two studies, all based on CHS 2 data, are unanimous on Cited by: 4. The economy is shown to be growing; however, it is a gradual increase. The poverty in Cameroon is an epidemic still ravaging the country, holding it back from reaching its peak.

The situations are being handled to the best of the abilities, but help is needed in Cameroon. Poverty directly affects 40 percent of the population. The measurement of poverty has often been criticized for relying solely on measures of financial deprivation. Poverty being a multidimensional state, related to health, schooling, living.

Read this book on Questia. Poverty is a paradoxical state. Recognizable in the field for any sensitive observer who travels in remote rural areas and urban slums and meets marginalized people in a given society, poverty still remains a challenge to conceptual formalization and to measurement that is consistent with such formalization.

Multidimensional Poverty Index: This is the MPI calculated at the country level using globally comparable data. It compares the situation of countries with respect to acute poverty.

In the Human Development Report (HDR)the global MPI is presented for 04 countries, together with the constituent i1 ndicators, using the method described File Size: KB.

Multidimensional Poverty in Senegal An Assessment of Multidimensional Poverty, Poverty Dynamics and Patterns of Deprivations Chris de Neubourg * Verena Dräbing † Anne Hilger† Richard Bluhm † October * Innocenti Research Centre, UNICEF, Florence. † Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University.

Ningaye P, Ndjanyou L, Saakou GM () Multidimensional poverty in Cameroon: determinants and spatial distribution. African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi Google Scholar Njong AM Ningaye P () Characterizing weights in the measurement of multidimensional poverty: an application of data-driven approaches to Cameroonian data.

Multidimensional poverty headcount: Percentage of the population with a deprivation score of at least 33 percent. It is also expressed in thousands of the population in the survey year. Intensity of deprivation of multidimensional poverty: Average deprivation score experienced by people in multidimensional poverty.

Population near. Multidimensional Poverty- the challenge: •A government would like to create an official multidimensional poverty indicator •Desiderata –It must understandable and easy to describe –It must conform to “common sense” notions of poverty –It must be able to target the poor, track changes, and guide policy.

–It must be technically solid. poverty and multidimensional ). Factoring in health, education and living standards, billion people live in "multidimensional" poverty Gabon or Chad, and still less in Cameroon.

dimensional poverty and vulnerability over time; Section 5 addresses further issues related to the measurement of multi-dimensional poverty and Section 6 concludes.

Issues Related to the Concept of Multi-dimensional Poverty Poverty has to be defined, or at least grasped conceptually, before it can be by: Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI-Colombia), based on the AF method, which is used both to set specic targets and track progress.

The most recent National Development Plan of again places a focus on the MPI. The plan includes targets for multidimensional poverty reduc-tion, as well as income poverty and inequality. It also has specic. The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity.

The edition — Piecing Together the Poverty Puzzle —broadens the ways we define and measure poverty. It presents a new measure of societal poverty, integrating the absolute. The Multidimensional Poverty Index was launched by the UNDP and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) in Basic philosophy and significance of MPI is that it is based on the idea that poverty is not unidimensional (not just depends on income and one individual may lack several basic needs like education, health etc.), rather it is.

From the reviews: “‘Multidimensional Poverty Measures’, offers an unconventional look at this topic and presents an interesting application to Nepal and the United States. the book represents a nice contribution to the growing debate on the need to move away from the traditional one-dimensional approach to well-being and deprivation.

Cited by: Measures multidimensional poverty among children in Bangladesh and analyze the patterns of poverty reduction. Bangladesh, South Asia. Saini. Has Poverty Decreased in Cameroon between and. An Analysis Based on Multidimensional Poverty Measures.

Analyses changes in multidimensional poverty in Cameroon between and Eradicating poverty remains one of the greatest challenges for humanity.

While the number of people living in extreme income poverty (under PPP $ per day) decreased in the world by almost two-thirds between and —from billion people in to million in —there are still many people struggling to fulfil their basic needs. Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) is a tool developed at UNICEF Innocenti that measures and defines multidimensional child poverty, based on the CRC.

It allows us to gain a clearer picture of which dimensions of poverty children are experiencing, providing enhanced analytics to guide programming and policy responses.

The measurement of multidimensional poverty FRANÇOIS BOURGUIGNON1 and SATYA R. CHAKRAVARTY2 1Delta, ENS, 48 Bd Jourdan, Paris, France 2Indian Statistical Institute, Barrackpore Trunk Road, CalcuttaIndia Abstract. Many authors have insisted on the necessity of defining poverty as a multidimensional.

And, last but not least, my co-host for this event, Prof. Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI); Welcome to this event co-hosted by UNDP and OPHI on using a multidimensional approach to eradicate poverty and monitor SDG progress at the national level.

As we know, poverty is complex and multifaceted. The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Interactive Databank enables you to see at a glance results of OPHI's analysis of acute poverty in developing countries around the world. Select ‘Graph’ (below right) to see how these countries and their sub-national regions rank for multidimensional poverty and destitution.

The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) replaced the HPI in to provide assessments of multidimensional poverty at household level in upwards of countries. The ten indices relate to three dimensions: education, health and living standard and deprivation cut-offs, or thresholds established normatively for each indicator prior to File Size: KB.

What is the Multidimensional Poverty Index. The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is published by Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report.

It aims to give a “multidimensional picture of people living in poverty.” and measures poverty at the individual. This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing poverty levels and their Edition: 1st Edition.

All country rankings that were published by the CIA are included below, marked with "". We also produced ranking tables for all the data items for which the CIA did not provide country ranks, by using the data in the CIA World Fact Book, marked with " ".

Finally, Part IV tells us what can be done about poverty; what instruments are available to end poverty as we know it today. This volume will be an invaluable reference book for students and scholars throughout the social sciences, particularly in sociology, social policy, public policy, development studies, international relations and politics.

Njong and Ningaye () use both PCA and MCA, among other techniques, to study multidimensional poverty in Cameroon and find that PCA estimates unambiguously show lower levels of poverty than those that are obtained from MCA.

Therefore, it is a method that is more sensitive to capturing deprivation in terms of by: Multidimensional Measurement Methods: Contents. Chapter 1 – Introduction. Chapter 2 – The framework. Chapter 3 – Overview of Methods for Multidimensional Poverty Assessment. Chapter 4 – Counting Approaches: Definitions, Origins and Implementations.

Chapter 5 – The Alkire -Foster Counting Methodology. Downloadable. The aim of this study is to target poverty following a multidimensional approach. The Multiple Correspondence Analysis, the P¦Á class of poverty measures and the logistic regression permitted us to construct a Composite Welfare Index, to draw up multidimensional poverty profiles and to identify its determinants.

The results show that, with regard to the. Poverty is about a lack of money, but it’s not only about that. As a lived experience, poverty is also characterized by ill health, insecurity, discomfort, isolation, and more.

To put it. The book brings together good country data, excellent analyses and solid understanding of local contexts.’ Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana ‘This book masterfully combines macroeconomic, microeconomic, and case study approaches in analyzing the complex relationship between growth and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing poverty levels and their reduction.

Downloadable. This paper uses the Alkire Foster methodology for multidimensional poverty measurement to analyze the evolution of multidimensional poverty for Cameroon for the period This approach seeks to overcome the limitations of the income-based poverty measures by combining income with five other dimensions: education, health, electricity, water.

Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground. Francisco H. Ferreira. Maria Ana Lugo. JEL Codes: I32, O Keywords: Multidimensional poverty, dependency structure, copulas.

Sector Board: Poverty Reduction (POV) 1. This note is an expanded version of a short comment that was published as Ferreira (). We are File Size: 1MB. “In this workshop, four co-authors of the book Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis will give you a lecture tour of their book, tailoring their approach to emphasise the principles behind the theory and application of the methodology of poverty measurement.

“Multidimensional poverty measurement analysis is a rapidly evolving area. 1. Introduction. Child poverty is an under researched topic in China (Qi and Wu,Qi and Tang, ), and the existing few studies dominantly defined and measured child poverty using the income indicator et al.

(), for example, estimated the child poverty rate in China using three waves of the China Household Income Project (CHIP survey) inCited by: This volume is a collection of selected studies on poverty and well-being in East Africa.

Using a multidimensional approach, the authors hope to provide a broad view of poverty and a thorough account of the variables that contribute to it. As opposed to .In this paper we estimate a multi-dimensional poverty index (US-MPI) in the United States. Measuring poverty using multiple dimensions of deprivation provides a more complete picture of poverty.

The US-MPI measures simultaneous deprivations experienced in multiple dimensions of well-being: health, education, income and Size: KB.