Terry McKinley

Human Development Economist

United Nations Development Program

1 United Nations Plaza
One United Nations Plaza, NY 10017
Phone: (212 ) 906-6942
Fax: (212) 906-5364
Terry McKinley specializes in human development, growth, inequality, employment and poverty reduction. From 1994 to present, Mr. McKinley has worked as a policy advisor on poverty reduction in the United Nations Development Programme Bureau for Development Policy in New York. While working at the UNDP, he has contributed to the global Human Development Report and several national human development reports, and was principal author of UNDP?s global poverty report, Overcoming Human Poverty. Mr McKinley was also the organizer of, and contributor to, many studies on economic policies and poverty reduction.

Mr. McKinley?s current research and policy interests include promoting consistency between economic policies and poverty reduction strategies, and the implications for linking economic policies and poverty reduction strategies to the Millennium Development Goals.

Mr. McKinley received his Ph.D. from the University of California.

Focus: Development, Economy, Jobs, Poverty, Global


Related Resources:

Selected Publications:

Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Poverty Reduction, ed. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001).

Implementing a Human Development Strategy with Keith Griffin (St. Martin?s Press, 1994)

The Distribution of Wealth in Rural China, ed. with Keith Griffin

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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