Dr Parviz Dabir Alai

Dr Parviz Dabir-Alai invited to Oxford University to discuss work on informal labour markets in South Asia

Dr Parviz Dabir-Alai, Professor of Economics, was recently invited (July 2015) to the Department of International Development at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, to discuss with faculty and postgraduate researchers the work he has done on the measurement of economic vulnerability within informal labour markets in South Asia; and also to discuss work pioneered as part of Oxford University’s Poverty and Human Development Initiative on multidimensional indicators of poverty.

Subject to further extensions of it Dr Dabir-Alai’s work on measuring economic vulnerability is now complete but his research methodology has been replicated by academics in Ethiopia, Peru and the Philippines.