Economist Sir Angus Deaton Urges Better Quality Data To Measure Aid Interventions

Devex: Why this Nobel Prize-winning economist believes the data behind the SDGs ‘doesn’t add up’
“The $2 dollar of income per day benchmark may not be a fair or accurate way to measure extreme poverty, Nobel prize-winning economist Sir Angus Deaton said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Overseas Development Institute, he urged development actors to improve the quality of data used to measure aid interventions…” (Anders, 7/14).