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Multidimensional Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA)

MODA is a policy tool that can be used to identify and quantify child deprivation, and identify those suffering multiple and overlapping deprivations. A key contributor to the equity agenda, this new approach analyses data from Demographic and Health (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster (MICS) surveys and other sources to allow a disaggregated description of child poverty and deprivation. The Cross-Country MODA initiative entails analyzing a standard set of deprivation indicators across 50 countries and placing these results in the interactive CC-MODA website for analysis by the public. Similarly to CC-MODA, EU-MODA compares the living conditions of children across the European Union member states, using harmonized data from the EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).

The National MODA (N-MODA) initiative entails tailoring the MODA approach to country specific definitions of deprivation and providing more in-depth analysis appropriate for the country context, including inter-relationships with monetary poverty. Support is being provided to N-MODA in Laos, Mali, Senegal, Tunisia, and Madagascar and will continue to be extended to other countries throughout 2014 and beyond.

Publications

CC-MODA - Cross Country Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis: Analysing Child Poverty and Deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa
Publication Publication

CC-MODA - Cross Country Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis: Analysing Child Poverty and Deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa

This paper brings together the results of multidimensional deprivation analyses for thirty countries in sub-Saharan Africa. As these thirty countries represent 78% of the total population in the region, the paper also tries to shed light on the incidence and depth of child poverty across sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.
Understanding Child Deprivation in the European Union: The Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (EU-Moda) Approach
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Understanding Child Deprivation in the European Union: The Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (EU-Moda) Approach

This paper investigates child deprivation and its relationship to monetary child poverty in the European Union (EU) using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology. MODA provides both a conceptual framework and a methodology to estimate the rates of monetary child poverty and multidimensional child deprivation, as well as the overlaps between these measures.
Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis for the European Union (EU-MODA): Technical Note
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Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis for the European Union (EU-MODA): Technical Note

The Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis for the European Union (EU-MODA) compares the material well-being of children across the EU member states, using data from the child material deprivation module of the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) 2009.