This site collates various strands of my work in one place (see publications for full list of writings).
Some recent pieces:
“Getting the details right on [Canada’s new] development finance initiative.” Ottawa Citizen Op-ed, with Brett House (April 2015).
“Nine Priority Commitments to be made at the UN’s July 2015 Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.” A Brookings policy paper with Homi Kharas (February 2015).
“Three Breakthrough Agreements Will Underpin the Post-2015 Global Agenda.” Brookings post with Homi Kharas (December 2014).
“The Origins of the Millennium Development Goals.” Article in the SAIS Review of International Affairs (Fall 2014)
“Seven Million Lives Saved: Under-5 Mortality Since the Launch of the Millennium Development Goals.” Brookings working paper (September 2014).
- Article in The Economist on headline findings: “The causes of a welcome trend.”
- Bill Gates’ post on “Good news you may have missed in 2014.”
- Summary blog: “Six things to know about child survival since 2000.”
“Fertilizing Growth: Agricultural Inputs and their Effects in Economic Development.” Brookings working paper, with Gordon McCord (September 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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