Missing the Target reviews progress towards the international development targets for 2015, highlighting the danger that none of the targets will be met. It calls for increased aid and debt reduction; increased budget allocation for priority social services; the phasing out of cost-recovery in basic health and primary education; and economic growth linked to redistribution in favour of the poor.
The IMF and the World Bank are increasingly engaged with the challenge of addressing how tax avoidance and evasion affect developing countries, but need to address the role played by multinational enterprises and tax havens in exacerbating inequality and undermining countries’ domestic revenues.
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