Episode 05 – Introducing Multidimensional poverty
In episode 05-Introducing Multidimensional poverty Fabian Schmidl and Miriam El Agha talk about the multidimensional poverty index and the progress of countries, which managed to reduce multidimensional poverty. They will address the following questions: When are households considered to be multidimensionally poor? Is there a threshold? What impact does Covid 19 have on multidimensional poverty?
The text this episode is based on is “The global Multidimensional Poverty Index” in: Global MPI 2020 – Charting pathways out of multidimensional poverty: Achieving the SDGs. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).2-12.
“The global Multidimensional Poverty Index” in: Global MPI 2020 – Charting pathways out of multidimensional poverty: Achieving the SDGs. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).2-12.
|00:06-1:01||Self imposed poverty|
|1:04-3:05||1.Introducing multidimensional poverty 2. Overview 3.Third semester 4.Poverty and inequality|
|3:06-05:38||1.Multidimensional poverty Index 2.Degree of deprivation 3.Dimensions 4. Indicators|
|05:39-08:00||1.Multidimensional poverty reduction 2. Progress 3. SDG division 4. Multidimensional poverty|
|08:01- 09:45||1.Sir Tony Atkinsons 2. A clearer picture of poverty 3. A different perspective|
|09:50-12:46||1.Covid 19 influence 2. Restriction of school attendance 3. Exclusion 4.Malnourishment|
Guests and Sound bites
1. Anastasia (guest wants to stay anonymous)
2. Jens Völksen
(Anastasia and Jens Völksen provided sound bites for the podcast. They expressed their opinion, explaining which of the following poverty dimensions they consider important for a good life: Poverty dimensions: 1. Health 2. Education 3. Standard of living).
Links and terms
Global multidimensional poverty Index:
„The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is an international measure of acute multidimensional poverty covering over 100 developing countries. It complements traditional monetary poverty measures by capturing the acute deprivations in health, education, and living standards that a person faces simultaneously“(Global Multidimensional Poverty Index, 2018, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative).
Definition cited from this webpage: OPHI (2018).https://ophi.org.uk/gmpi-2018/
Cover art: Anna Mahendra
Jingle: Felix Spieß