In this interview, Dr. Andy Sumner talks to Global Policy's Kat Wall about 'the new bottom billion'. Dr. Sumner reworks Paul Colliers famous theory by arguing that the majority of the world's poor are in middle income countries. He explains the implications of this for development and ways forward to overcome poverty in the coming decades.
For more on the Bottom Billion please see Dr Sumner’s recent Column:
And his co-authored research article: