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Jeffrey Sachs

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Jeffrey Sachs's Biography

Jeffrey David Sachs (/ˈsæks/; born November 5, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. One of the youngest economics professors in the history of Harvard University, Sachs became known for his role as an adviser to Eastern European and developing country governments during the transition from communism to a market system or during periods of economic crisis. Subsequently he has been known for his work on the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization.

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A broad initiative to develop East Africa's drylands was launched Friday by renowned US economist Jeffrey Sachs
A broad initiative to develop East Africa's drylands was launched Friday by renowned US economist Jeffrey Sachs
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  • How Modi can make the Planning Commission redundant & relevant

      News Source: The Economic Times | 27 days ago
    With little over a week to go for the first NDA Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi who chairs the Planning Commission has still not appointed a new deputy chairman to lead India's oldest think-tank. The lingering vacancy at the Commission is being
  • The economics of anxiety: neoliberalism as obsessional neurosis

      News Source: Open Democracy | 1 month ago
    It is an anxious form of crisis management, which evolves through its failed attempts to conceal a repressed truth. Neoliberalism remains the dominant economic ideology of our times. For over three decades, economic reforms have adhered to the
  • Potocnik: "Virtuous Circles"

      News Source: New Europe | 1 month ago
    Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Green Week 2014...I don't usually follow very closely the political principles of Niccolo Machiavelli, but he was amazingly perceptive when he stated that there is nothing more difficult () than to take the lead in

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  • Episode 42: The Idealist (Nina Munk on Jeff Sachs)

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    Nina Munk's latest book, The Idealist, is about Jeffrey Sachs and the Millennium Villages Project. It is also a book about the efforts that people in industrialised countries make to help poor people. It is a book about vision, passion and hubris.
  • Ponzi World (Over 3 Billion NOT Served): Globalization's ...

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    If you read Jeffrey Sachs' "The End of Poverty", he spends half the book discussing the miracle of Poland. Poland was the case study for the successful globalized nation. Flat taxes, low regulations, business friendly etc. Unfortunately,
  • Uprising- A New Day Is Dawning For Every Mother's Daughter

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    You and I have known that to be the truth for years but when economist Jeffrey Sachs says it, it gains traction. And it's getting traction all over the world.” Those numbers are backed up with emotional stories, specifically the one involving

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