SOAS University of London

Centre for Development Policy and Research

Poverty and Inequality

Research Interests

  • Analysis and Measurement of Poverty
  • Human Poverty and Income Poverty
  • Equity and Growth
Relevant CDPR Publications

Who Receives Remittances? A Case Study of the Distributional Impact on Liberian Refugees in Ghana, Development Viewpoint No. 61 (pdf; 101kb)

Rural Labour Markets in Africa: The Unreported Source of Inequality and Poverty, Development Viewpoint No. 57 (pdf; 112kb)

Targeting Inequalities in Child Mortality, Development Viewpoint No. 40 (pdf; 136kb)

Debating Rural Poverty in Latin America: Towards a New Strategy, Development Viewpoint No. 30 (pdf; 364kb)

Identifying Global Trends in Child Poverty: Save the Children’s New Child Development Index, Development Viewpoint No. 21 (pdf; 114kb)

Addressing the Financial Crisis Requires Improvements in Equity (pdf; 112kb)

How Inclusive is ‘Inclusive Growth’? (pdf; 51kb)

MDGs, Social Justice and the Challenge of Intersecting Inequalities, Policy Brief No. 3 (pdf; 1138kb)

Rural Labour Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa:A New View of Poverty, Power and Policy, Policy Brief No. 1 (pdf; 365kb)

Dr. Deborah Johnston and Dr. Carlos Oya work on the determinants and measurement of poverty. Professor Massoud Karshenas's research interests concentrate on alternative measures of income poverty while Professor Terry McKinley conducts research into pro-poor growth and human poverty.