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11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT) 11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT)

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This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persistence of poverty and its periodic reframing? Can social science to help to resolve the public policy debates that make poverty and its relief so controversial? This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persistence of poverty and its periodic reframing? Can social science to help to resolve the public policy debates that make poverty and its relief so controversial?

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how society should respond to poverty | how society should respond to poverty | race | race | politics of welfare | politics of welfare | out-of-wedlock births | out-of-wedlock births | homelessness | homelessness | crime | crime | drugs | drugs | knowledge about poverty and community | knowledge about poverty and community | empowerment from social science research | empowerment from social science research | public discourse and politics | public discourse and politics | assumptions on which American approaches to poverty are based | assumptions on which American approaches to poverty are based | social controversy | social controversy | 1990s | 1990s | poverty | poverty | welfare | welfare | extra-marital births | extra-marital births | values | values | politics | politics | public policy | public policy | social science research | social science research | public discourse | public discourse

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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Dr Jose M. Roche and Dr Suman Seth

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Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Dr Jose M. Roche and Dr Suman Seth - OPHI. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Jose M. Roche | policy network | Suman Seth | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | policy | Jose M. Roche | policy network | Suman Seth | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | policy

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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Professor Abhijit Sen

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Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Professor Abhijit Sen, India. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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india | policy network | Abhijit Sen | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | policy | india | policy network | Abhijit Sen | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | policy

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Stephan Klasen describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Stephan Klasen describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Juan Pablo Ocampo Sheen describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Juan Pablo Ocampo Sheen describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Frances Stewart describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Frances Stewart describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Ram Hari Gaihre describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Ram Hari Gaihre describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Milorad Kovacevic describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Milorad Kovacevic describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Shabana Mitra describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Shabana Mitra describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Maria Emma Santos describes key findings of 'Dynamic Comparison' workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Stephan Klasen describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Stephan Klasen describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Frances Stewart describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Frances Stewart describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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Milorad Kovacevic describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop

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Milorad Kovacevic describe key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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MPI vs Income Poverty in South Africa using the South African National Income Dynamics Study

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MPI vs Income Poverty in South Africa using the South African National Income Dynamics Study. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | south africa | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | south africa

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Multidimensional Poverty Measure: A Comparative Study of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Populations

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Mexico's 'Official' Multidimensional Poverty Measure: A Comparative Study of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Populations. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | Mexico | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | Mexico

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(Re-)Counting the Poor in Peru: A Multidimensional Approach

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(Re-)Counting the Poor in Peru: A Multidimensional Approach. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | poverty

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The Dynamics of Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Vietnam

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The Dynamics of Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Vietnam. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | poverty | poverty measurement | poverty

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Comparing Multidensional and Monetary Poverty in Uganda

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Comparing Multidensional and Monetary Poverty in Uganda. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | poverty | Uganda | poverty measurement | poverty | Uganda

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Poverty Measurement and the Distribution of Deprivations among the Poor

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Poverty Measurement and the Distribution of Deprivations among the Poor. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | poverty | james foster | poverty measurement | poverty | james foster

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The (Ir-)Relevance of the International Poverty Line for National Poverty Assessment

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The (Ir-)Relevance of the International Poverty Line for National Poverty Assessment. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | poverty | poverty measurement | poverty

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Comparison between Multidimensional Poverty Index and Monetary Poverty for Nepal

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Comparison between Multidimensional Poverty Index and Monetary Poverty for Nepal. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | nepal | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | nepal | poverty

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Multidimensionality of Poverty in Nepal

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Multidimensionality of Poverty in Nepal. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | nepal | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | nepal | poverty

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Multidimensional Poverty in India: Insights from NSSO Data

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Multidimensional Poverty in India: Insights from NSSO Data. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | india | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | india | poverty

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Comparing Multidimensional Poverty and Consumption Poverty based on Primary Survey in India

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Comparing Multidimensional Poverty and Consumption Poverty based on Primary Survey in India. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | india | poverty | poverty measurement | Multidimensional Poverty | india | poverty

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Maria Emma Santos - Tackling Poverty Reduction in Bhutan

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Maria Emma Santos - Tackling Poverty Reduction in Bhutan. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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poverty measurement | poverty | bhutan | poverty measurement | poverty | bhutan

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