Annotation To reach Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) countries have two options: increasing these inputs used to qproduce the outcomes measured by the MDGs, or increasing the efficiency with which inputs are used. This study looks at whether improvements in efficiency could bring gains in outcomes.The measures of technical efficiency for each country are calculated as follows: The observed outcome (expected value) given at a level of input use Xit in region Apagt;, is ... Data and Results A panel data set consisting of 76 countries over the period 1990 to 1998 is used. ... International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) published by Political Risk Services Source: ICRG and WDI; * Based on authorsa#39; estimation.
|Title||:||Efficiency in Reaching the Millennium Development Goals|
|Author||:||Ruwan Jayasuriya, Quentin Wodon|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2003-01-01|