Measures of poverty and vulnerability


This class explores the main approaches to poverty and vulnerability, distinguishing the monetary approach from non-monetary approaches (basic needs approach and capacity approach). Starting from these approaches, we will highlight the main methodological issues associated with the measurement of poverty and vulnerability in developing economies.

In brief

Year Fifth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activitySeminar

ValidationFinal oral examination

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
Clement Matthieu [+]