Multidimensional poverty measures complement traditional one-dimensional indices such as income measures. The Alkire Foster method can be used to create global and national multidimensional poverty measures with contextspecific dimensions and indicators. It provides policymakers with powerful tools for poverty monitoring and policy design.
Alkire, S. Multidimensional poverty measures using the Alkire Foster method: Step by step guide for policymakers. (2013) 2 pp.