PALI LEHOHLA | Revealing poverty’s many shades is to surround it on all sides

New groundbreaking work shows the potential South Africa sits on to understand inequality and create evidence-based solutions

24 March 2024 - 22:24 By PALI LEHOHLA

Upholding and committing to the definition of the relevant situation is often a prime mover of change and a force for common purpose. On March 20, Asghar Adelzadeh, chief econometric modeller at Applied Development Research (ADRS) and director of the Academic Programme at Economic Modelling Academy (EMA), presented a seminal paper that transformed the Multidimensional Poverty Index into a dynamic forward-looking tool using South Africa’s data...

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