The Project “Assessing Development: Designing Better Indices of Poverty and Gender Equity” is a collaboration between several participating institutions: the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, the Crawford School of Economics and Government, and the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (all at the Australian National University), the International Women’s Development Agency, Oxfam Great Britain Southern Africa Office, the Philippine Health Social Science Association, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Oxfam America.
The lead investigator on the project is Professor Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy at Yale University and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) at Australian National University. At ANU, he is joined by four chief investigators: Dr Sharon Bessell and Dr. Amy Liu, both at the Crawford School of Economics and Government, Dr. Janet Hunt, at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, and Dr. Christian Barry, at CAPPE.
There are five partner investigators: Dr Ann Wigglesworth, International Women’s Development Agency; Alice Banze, Oxfam Great Britain Southern Africa Office; Professor Fatima Castillo, Philippine Health Social Science Association and the University of Philippines, Manilla; Dr Alison Jaggar, College Professor of Distinction in Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Two staff members, Dr Kieran Donaghue, a Senior Research Associate, and Dr Scott Wisor, Research Associate, are based at CAPPE. Joanne Crawford, Research Associate, works at both the International Women’s Development Agency and CAPPE.
Rosa Terlazzo is a PhD student working on the project.
In Angola, the research is led by the Women’s Platform for Action and Veronica Sappolo.
In Indonesia, the research is led by Ulfah Muhayani, at the Gender Institute of the Universitas Islam Negeri, with support from her colleagues Yuliati Hotifah and Noor Jehhan.
In Mozambique, the research is led by Dr Cristiano Matsinhe and Edite Cumbe, at the research firm KULA. KULA is also providing key research support in Angola and Malawi.
In the Philippines, research is led by the Philippine Health and Social Science Association, where Fatima Castillo, Cora Anonuevo, Nimfa Bracamonte, and Caster Palaganas all lead research.
In Angola, Malawi, and Mozambique, the research is supported by the country offices of Oxfam GB Southern Africa.