How can U.N. measure if better governance programs work?

January 21, 2015 8:43 PM

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WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Anti-corruption and governance programs sound like a good way to help countries develop, but measuring their impact on ending extreme poverty remains elusive, a new study has found.

Global leaders are considering including governance as one of the United Nations' new set of development goals, which will have a significant influence on how roughly $2.5 trillion in development aid is spent over the next 15 years.

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