Review’s Radio: Dr. Sabina Alkire on Multidimensional Poverty in Rural China

MIR’s Anica Lanzi sits down with Dr. Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), to discuss Chinese government efforts to alleviate multidimensional poverty in its rural provinces. In addition to heading the OPHI, Dr. Alkire pioneered with James Foster a new multidimensional poverty index that aggregates a “range of deprivations” to make more accurate cross-society comparisons. For more on Dr. Alkire’s research:

Interview by Anica Lanzi

Edited by Carlo Mole

Music: “Amira” by GlobalDub