Opportunities and risks for the poor in Developing countries

This paper, ‘Opportunities and Risks for the Poor in Developing Countries by Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, Julie Babinard and Per Pinstrup-Andersen’, is part of a series of research papers prepared for the Working Group on Health and International Economy of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (CMH). The Commission was set up in January, 2000, by the Director General, World Health Organisation, under the Chairmanship of Prof. Jeffrey Sachs. As a member of the CMH and Chairperson of this Working Group, I have had the privilege of commissioning research papers on issues of importance for health and the international economy.