WHAT TOP THINKERS THINK ABOUT DEVELOPMENT

Poverty and inequality

16.10.2012

Abhijit Banerjee

"Good politics do not necessarily translate into good policies and bad politics do not necessarily generate bad policies"

Esther Duflo, photo: L. Barry Hetherington, all rights reserved by J-PAL

24.09.2013

Esther Duflo, José Antonio Ocampo

15.10.2014

Lant Pritchett

Kinky development that ignores needs, wishes, wants and aspirations both of the poor and of the middle class is a narrow and shortsighted strategy.

05.03.2013

Kevin Watkins

"Inequality is the defining issue of our age"

16.01.2013

Nick Moon

"Market-based approaches to poverty reduction are ultimately more effective than charitable aid"

29.03.2012

Jan Vandemoortele

"There is conventional wisdom that Africa is slowing Millennium Development Goals, but Africa is progressing much above average except for maternal health"

04.11.2010

Andris Piebalgs

"Poverty cannot be solved by giving people enough food to get through the day, our response must be about building a better tomorrow"