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  • JRC COIN Methodology Audit

    The European Commission’s Competence Centre on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards (COIN) at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) conducted a statistical audit of the methodology used by IWDA for the Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) study in Fiji, using data collected by the Fiji Bureau of Statistics in 2015-16 during an earlier phase of our work.* This statistical audit provides transparency and robustness to the methodology used for index construction, and informs our current work.

    Jan 7, 2021 Reports
  • Gender and health: COVID-19 preparedness in the Solomon Islands

    The brief works with data from the timely Solomon Islands study, collected in March and April 2020. It looks at a broad range of influences on vulnerability and preparedness from sanitation, access to water, and barriers based on levels of education, to forms of deprivation that may interact to magnify the potential economic and health risks of the pandemic.

    Aug 14, 2020
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Solomon Islands

    This brief explores the work, time-use and voice dimensions, along with data on asset ownership and control, to highlight the multidimensional nature of economic empowerment and resiliency for women and men in two provinces of the Solomon Islands.

    Aug 7, 2020 Briefs
  • Snapshot report: Gender insights in the Solomon Islands

    This report presents initial findings and insights from the Solomon Islands study, which was undertaken early in 2020 by IWDA and Dignity Pasifik. The report includes detailed analyses of data gathered across a broad range of economic, social and environmental factors from different population groups in Central and Guadalcanal Provinces.

    Jul 29, 2020 Reports
  • Food security, gender and resilience in the Solomon Islands

    Food insecurity is associated with several poverty-related variables. This multidimensional analysis integrates gender to reveal the depth of inequality at the intersections of multiple deprivations.

    Jul 29, 2020 Briefs
  • UNECE working paper: Household-level measurement masks gender inequality across three dimensions of poverty

    In this paper IDM researchers have used individual, multidimensional data collected in poverty hotspots in Fiji in 2015-16 to construct both household and individual measures of deprivation along three dimensions commonly used to measure multidimensional poverty: health, education, and standard of living.

    Jan 15, 2020 Briefs

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