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National Poverty Research Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the U.S.
Hosted by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in the Earth Institute, Columbia University. Per the website, it's purpose is "to enhance current understanding of the global distribution of poverty and the geographic and biophysical conditions of where the poor live. Additionally, the project aims to assist policy makers, development agencies, and the poor themselves in designing interventions to reduce poverty." See the map gallary for information on specific countries and Where the Poor Are: An Atlas of Poverty.
Economic research center in the Oxford Department of International Development of the University of Oxford (UK). Developed the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), a new international measure of poverty.
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