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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.5


Publication Type: Working papers

Cluster: Shared Economic Prosperity

Focus Area: Financing for development, Inclusive development

Initiatives: Addressing multidimensional poverty

SDGs: Goal 1: No Poverty, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Keywords: Development, Jordan, Middle-income countries, Poverty

Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan

January 2018

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty in Jordan. The paper makes use of the Arab Multidimensional Poverty Index Methodology and data from the Demographic and Household Survey (DHS) for Jordan in 2012. It is one of several country profiles prepared by ESCWA as background papers for the Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report making use of the new Multidimensional Poverty Index proposed for the Arab Region

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