GLOBALDEV: Effective states for sustainable development in South Asia

Press/Media: Research


Past progress in human development in South Asia looks insufficient to produce success during the era of the Sustainable Development Goals. This column argues that if government spending on education and health were to be raised to levels comparable to those in other developing regions, alongside improvements in state effectiveness in delivering public goods, much more could be achieved, especially for the most vulnerable.

Period22 Jun 2022

Media contributions


Media contributions

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities
  • Policy@Manchester
  • Global Development Institute


  • Sustainable Development Goals