• Deakin University

ADH733.3 Measuring Poverty and Inequality

How do we define poverty and how do we measure it?

ADH733.3 Measuring Poverty and Inequality
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Find out more about the degree

Deakin’s degrees in Development and Humanitarian Action provide you with the analytical skills needed to understand the contexts of development and humanitarian programs as well as practical skills to apply in the field.

What topics will you cover?

  • Give some definitions of poverty
  • Describe chronic poverty and its effects
  • Discuss the growth of inequality
  • Find, collect and analyse time series data

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Damien is Professor of International Politics at Deakin. His main research interest is politics and security issues in Southeast Asia and his many books address development and conflict in the region.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021