In response to the four excellent commentaries on my article, I address several points including the significance of development finance, the problems of development data, and questions about how development goals are created and for whom. I also provide assessment of some more recent literature on the Sustainable Development Goals and consider the rise of neoliberal metrics and the changes in US international policy that affect development.
- critical geography
- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development