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Social Policy and the Elimination of Extreme Poverty

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This post was originally published on The Povertist. “In middle-income countries, it may be that growth has lifted all the poor out of poverty who can be lifted; for the rest, social policy will be needed (Raj M. Desai 2015).” Thinking about approaches towards the goal of poverty elimination by 2030, this may be a sentence […]

Book Review: The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty

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This post was originally published on The Povertist. If The End of Poverty by Jeffery Sachs and The Bottom Billion by Paul Collier are classics for development studies during the era of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty will be a classic book for the era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

Implementing SDGs to End Poverty and Malnutrition through Sustainable Development

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This post was originally published on The Povertist. At the United Nations General Assembly in this month, representatives will adopt a new sustainable development goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets. It illustrates a road towards 2030. One single message word would be no one should be left behind. Another key word is environment. […]