The Power (and Weakness) of Numbers: What the MDGs Left Out

Development Today 14, 14-15 (2015)

Posted: 29 Mar 2021

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Alicia Ely Yamin

Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics; Harvard University - Harvard Law School; Partners in Health; Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) - Center on Law and Social Transformation

Date Written: May 13, 2015

Abstract

While simple, measurable development goals have helped to influence behavior, much of the nuance has been lost in the MDGs. Issues in the grey areas that fall outside the spotlight tend to be left out of the discussion, writes Alicia Ely Yamin, Lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Suggested Citation

Yamin, Alicia Ely, The Power (and Weakness) of Numbers: What the MDGs Left Out (May 13, 2015). Development Today 14, 14-15 (2015), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3795594

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