Brookings Article Examines Progress Made During MDG Era

Brookings Institution’s “Up Front”: Taking stock (once more) of the Millennium Development Goal era
John McArthur, senior fellow, and Krista Rasmussen, research analyst, both with the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, discuss key findings from a recently published article that “assesses a cross section of key indicators to compare trends before and after the start of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) … Using a combination of empirical assessments, the article aims to determine which trajectories changed where, and to what scale of human consequence” (3/5).