Update: As Ian Thorpe and Bonnie Koenig point out, this one is of relevance to much more than the MDGs – addressing results-based approaches in general…

But I do think though that it has a particular, unintended, relevance for post-2015 debate…



One for Professor Easterly…


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  1. […] finally Ben Ramalingam thinks Dilbert is having a potshot at the Millennium Development Goals. I think the target is a broader one – that of Results Based Management. Either way […]

  2. haha – I like this 🙂 Where did you get the cartoon from?


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About Ben Ramalingam

I am a researcher and writer specialising on international development and humanitarian issues. I am currently working on a number of consulting and advisory assignments for international agencies. I am also writing a book on complexity sciences and international aid which will be published by Oxford University Press. I hold Senior Research Associate and Visiting Fellow positions at the Institute of Development Studies, the Overseas Development Institute, and the London School of Economics.