Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative


Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
(2007; Oxford, UK; 56 staff; ophi.org.uk)

It is “an economic research and policy centre within Oxford University’s Department of International Development.” It aims to “build and advance a more systematic methodological and economic framework for reducing multidimensional poverty, grounded in people’s experiences and values.” Consequently, it strives to impact government policies to reduce poverty by providing them with the necessary insights.


  • The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: “supports policymakers to develop multidimensional poverty measures then promotes the use of such measures for more effective poverty eradication efforts at the global, national and local levels.”

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Leadership: Sabina Alkire (Director)

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