Did you miss Dan Brockington’s Inaugural lecture? You can watch it here:
There is a nascent revolution in development data. New means of collecting and collating data are proliferating. There is more demand, with the Sustainable Development Goals requiring 230 indicators to be used to map progress towards meeting the goals. And yet the accuracy, justice, value and meaning of these data are ever more disputed. We need carefully to consider how development data – measuring the right things in the right ways – can be used to combat inequality and promote prosperity.