About Indu BhushanIndu Bhushan is Deputy Director General of the Strategy and Policy Department at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Before joining ADB, he was a member of the Indian Administrative Service. An electrical engineer by training, he has a master’s degree in health sciences and a PhD in public health economics.
By Indu Bhushan. Posted June 24, 2014
The post-2015 development agenda is leaning toward a goal of eradicating absolute poverty by 2030. The World Bank’s recently approved corporate strategy has the same goal. I believe, however, that this target is absolutely meaningless for the Asia and Pacific region.
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