Why I think the SDGs are bad

No one is against motherhood, but this stuff is often platitudinous, contradictory and a recipe for bungled policy.

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Do governments always want statistical accuracy? The welfare economics of indicator proliferation Conflicting indicators and the cost of coordination failure Continuity in ODA support to national statistical systems The siren song of big data Statistically-literate personnel in developing countries

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Jean-Louis Arcand
Jean-Louis Arcand
Professor of Economics

My research interests include development economics, impact evaluation and nutrition and health.