The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a major role in focusing policy since their original incarnation in the mid to late 1990s but what happens when we no longer have the MDGs - what will guide policy after 2015? This book discusses the world and development policy up to and beyond 2015.
Author D. Sanchez-Ancochea: Andy Sumner is Co-director of the newly established King's International Development Institute at King's College London, UK. He was previously a research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Andy is an interdisciplinary development economist with research interests in the fields of global poverty, economic development, and inequality with reference to middle-income countries and emerging economies. He was listed in Foreign Policy's 'Top 100 Global Thinkers' and Devex's '40-under-40 Global Development Leaders' for his work on the 'new bottom billion' about poverty in middle-income countries.