Emma Samman has worked on Oxford Poverty and Human Initiative (OPHI) Missing Dimensions of Poverty research theme since April 2007. Her current research interests are in survey design, multidimensional poverty assessment, human development and the use of subjective data in research and policy. She has also worked on the socio-economic effects of market development and the effects of space (and segregation) upon wellbeing. She has field experience in Chile and in Vietnam.
Papers, reports and publications
- Samman, E., M. MacLachlan and E. McAulish (2008), “The role of celebrity in international poverty reduction”, International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing 12, p. 1-12.
- Samman, E. (2007), “Psychological and subjective wellbeing: A proposal for internationally comparable indicators”, Oxford Development Studies 35:4, p. 459-486.
- Stewart, F., G. Ranis and E. Samman (2007), “Human Development: Alternative Country Choices”, Forthcoming in K. Basu and R. Kanbur (Eds.), Welfare, Development, Philosophy and Social Science: Essays for Amartya Sen’s 75th Birthday, Oxford: OUP.
- Ranis, G., F. Stewart and E. Samman (2006), “Human Development: Beyond the Human Development Index”, Journal of Human Development 7:3, p. 323-58.
- Samman, E. (2004), “Openness and growth: An empirical investigation”, Human Development Report Office Occasional Paper 22, New York: UNDP.
- Samman, E. (2004), “Gini Coefficients for Subsidy Distribution in Agriculture”, Human Development Report Office Occasional Paper 35. New York: UNDP.
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