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This site collates various strands of my work in one place (see publications for full list of writings).

John W McArthurSome recent pieces:

Seven Million Lives Saved: Under-5 Mortality Since the Launch of the Millennium Development Goals.”  A Brookings working paper (September 2014).

Fertilizing Growth: Agricultural Inputs and their Effects in Economic Development.” A Brookings working paper, with Gordon McCord (September 2014)

Summary blog:New Evidence on Fertilizer, Agricultural Yields, and Structural Change.”

Taking Stock of Canada’s new global health pledge.” An Ottawa Citizen Op-ed (June 2014)

Mobilizing Private Investment for post-2015 Sustainable Development.” A Brookings Up Front post, with Homi Kharas (May 2014)

Paying for Zero: Global Development Finance and the Post-2015 Agenda.” A report co-authored with members of the WEF Global Agenda Council I chaired (March 2014)

Pushing the Employment Frontiers for Africa’s Rural and Urban Youth” An article in Brooking’s annual Foresight Africa report (January 2014)

Asia’s local leaders could play key role in global accountability A South China Morning Post Op-Ed (August 2013)

Own the Goals: What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished” Published in Foreign Affairs (February 2013)

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