Kevin, a soon-to-be loyal MR reader, asks:
What single intervention would do the
most to improve the health of people living on less than $1 a
Experts answer here. The first guy asked says give them cash. One woman, whom I believe is a practitioner of living on a dollar a day, responds: "Improve the house, which is small and untidy."
What I found noteworthy is how many plausible but quite distinct answers there were. While I disagree with Jeff Sachs on many issues, I think he is right to stress just how many different problems have to be overcome for sustainable development to occur.