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In this first blog of our urban poverty series, we look at what data and indicators are needed to measure the urban quality of life, particularly for those living in informal settlements. The author argues that the measurement debate is some way off including what it needs to on urban issues.
When the world wakes up on 1 January 2016 it’s unlikely that many people will be worrying about the quality of data and its impact on their lives. Yet progress towards improving global development outcomes depends heavily on the availability of more, better and truly disaggregated data.