In the above video clip, Sabina Alkire very briefly answers those questions in a ODI’s workshop. The interview of James Foster below, conducted by UNU-WIDER, would tell more about multidimensional poverty in detail.
Measuring Poverty in the Post 2015 Agenda – Rising Multidimensional Poverty Measurement
Alkire & Foster (2011) Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement
OPHI Brief Note: Global Multidimensional Poverty Index
OPHI Lecture: Why Multidimensional Poverty Measures?