Lawrence P. King is Professor of Political Economy and Sociology in the Department of Sociology and a fellow of Emmanuel College at the University of Cambridge. He studies international and comparative political economy and has published extensively the transition from socialism to capitalism as well as the political economy of public health. He is a co-Editor of the Cambridge Journal of Economics and holds an Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council. He previously was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University and holds a PhD from UCLA.
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On 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious policy agenda that aims to eradicate poverty, in all its forms and dimensions, by 2030.
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank celebrate their 70th anniversary this year, yet few countries have been eager to join the festivities.