Multidimensional Poverty Profile in Egypt

Multidimensional Poverty Profile in Egypt
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The paper provides an in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty in Egypt. The paper makes use of the Arab Multidimensional Poverty Index Methodology and data from the Demographic and Household Survey (DHS) for Egypt in 2014. 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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