Adapting development: improving services to the poor

February 2015
Lucy Peers, Pia Dawson, Leni Wild, Marta Foresti
For the Sustainable Development Goals to deliver progress for the world's poorest, we need a radical new approach.
1. Authors’ calculations based on data from the World Development Indicators (average GDP per capita growth 2000-2013) and DHS and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) (1996-2012); Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and MICS collected through the World Inequality Database for Education (2000-2010); and the WHO-UNICEF JMP for Water Supply and Sanitation (2000-2012).

Authors’ calculations using data from the WHO-UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (2000-2012).

Authors’ calculations using data from the Demographic and Health Survey (1998-2008).

UNESCO (2014) Education for All Global Monitoring Report. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

2. Authors’ calculations based on data from Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) collected through the World Inequality Database for Education (WIDE) (1998-2012).

3. Authors’ calculations based on data from the WHO-UNICEF JMP for Water Supply and Sanitation. Comparison periods are 2000-2012.

4. Authors’ calculations based on data from the WHO-UNICEF JMP for Water Supply and Sanitation. Comparison periods are 2000-2012.

5. Authors’ calculations based on data from the World Development Indicators (average GDP per capita growth 2000-2013) and DHS and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) (1996-2012); Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and MICS collected through the World Inequality Database for Education (2000-2010); and the WHO-UNICEF JMP for Water Supply and Sanitation (2000-2012).

6. Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources, drawn from: Booth and Faustino (2014) “Development Entrepreneurship: How donors and leaders can foster institutional change” Working Politically in Practice Series. Case Study No.2. ODI. TAF.

7. Authors’ calculations using data from the WHO-UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (2000-2012).

8. Authors’ calculations using data from the Demographic and Health Survey (1998-2008).

9. UNESCO (2014) Education for All Global Monitoring Report. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.