The City is Missing in the Millennium Development Goals

  title={The City is Missing in the Millennium Development Goals},
  author={Michael J. Cohen},
  journal={Journal of Human Development and Capabilities},
  pages={261 - 274}
  • Michael J. Cohen
  • Published 10 June 2014
  • Economics
  • Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
Abstract The scale and pace of urbanization in the economic and social transformations of developing countries continue to be among the most overlooked phenomena of the twenty-first century. Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7, Target 11 focuses on improving the living conditions of 100 million slum dwellers—about 5% of projected urban growth in developing countries from 2000 to 2020. The target is not precise, nor evidence based, nor framed to allow rigorous confirmation of achievement or not… 
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