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Multidimensional Poverty in Syria 2001-2009

The report uses a new methodology to measure Multidimensional Poverty Index, which assesses the deprivation of Syrian people in terms of standard of living, health, and education dimensions using ten main indicators. The methodology has many advantages like using micro data at the household level, as a unit of analysis, depending on Family Health Surveys, measuring deprivations headcount and intensity on national and governorates levels. This methodology could be used as a framework to assess the impact of the Syrian crisis on deprivation.

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