Measuring Deprivation in order to promote Human Development in South Africa


Attitudinal Approaches – Daniel Plaatjies: DGSD Research Programme (HSRC)

Child Poverty – Katharine Hall: Children’s Institute (UCT)

Education Measures – Vimal Ranchhod: Southern African Labour Development Unit (UCT)

Gendered Poverty – Dori Posel: School of Development Studies (UKZN)

Health-Based Measures of Poverty – Di McIntyre: School of Public Health and Family Medicine (UCT)

Income Inequality and Relative Poverty Lines – Ingrid Woolard: South Africa Labour and Development Research Unit

Measuring Multiple Deprivation at the Small Area Level – Michael Noble: Southern African Social Policy Research Institute

Measuring Poverty in Middle-Income Countries – Dr Selim Jahan, Director: Global Human Development Report Office,UNDP (Keynote Address)

Poverty and the Aged – Mornè Oosthuizen: Development Policy Research Unit (UCT) 

Service Delivery Measurement – Morne Oosthuizen: Development Policy Research Unit (UCT)

South African National Poverty Lines – Sandile Simelane: Stats SA

Subjective Poverty Lines – Isobel Frye: Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute