This study contributes to the current debate on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), their relevance and what can be done after 2015, by looking at estimates of the cost of reaching the goals in 2015. In particular, it sizes the additional resources needed in developing countries to attain the goals.
Table of contents:
Preface Executive summary The Millennium Development Goals Chapter 1.The Millennium challenge -Getting started -The purpose of the study -The overall size of the challenge: the USD 120 billion question Chapter 2.The cost of measures to fight poverty and to improve health and education -Focus on poverty -Focus on education -Focus on health Chapter 3.How to pay for the Millennium Development Goals -The big picture -Focus on ODA -Focus on private capital flows -Focus on domestic resource mobilisation -Putting it all together Chapter 4.What strategies to achieve the Millennium Development Goals? -How much does it cost? -Who pays? -What about the MDGs beyond 2015