Nick Beresford

Former Deputy Country Director

UNDP Bangladesh


Why Copenhagen Consensus is wrong on cash transfers

September 29, 2016
“The think tank Copenhagen Consensus Centre is currently publishing a number of studies under its Bangladesh Priorities project, with the purpose of identifying the smartest solutions for the country, informed by Benefit-Cost Ratio (BCR) rating. The research aims to help set priorities for Bangladesh, giving planners and policy makers a tool to select best value for money options. The options are ranked solely based on BCR, with the general idea “to give a tailwind to the good ideas and a headwind to the worst”, according to Bjorn Lomborg, who runs the Copenhagen Consensus.”

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