The Final Countdown: Prospects for Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030 (Interactive)

Veronika Penciakova,
Veronika Penciakova Research Analyst and Data Specialist, Development Assistance and Governance Initiative
Natasha Ledlie, and
Natasha Ledlie Research Assistant, DAGI
Laurence Chandy
Laurence Chandy Former Brookings Expert, Director of Data, Research and Policy - UNICEF

April 24, 2013

Over a billion people worldwide live on less than $1.25 a day. But that number is falling. This has given credence to the idea that extreme poverty can be eliminated in a generation. A new study by Brookings researchers examines the prospects for ending extreme poverty by 2030 and the factors that will determine progress toward this goal. The interactive tool below allows users to explore the study’s key findings. Read the related report here.