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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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  • The widening prosperity gap in East Africa is a good reason for pessimism

      News Source: Daily Nation | 1 month ago
    Comments Across the region, the richest are the overwhelming beneficiaries of economic growth, while the poorest are falling further behind. In many ways, the foundations for building more inclusive societies societies that are ultimately richer and
  • Flexible exchange rates offset tapering effects

      News Source: Japan Times | 1 month ago
    Federal Reserve's gradual exit from so-called quantitative easing (QE) open-ended purchases of long-term assets has financial markets and policymakers worried, with warnings of capital flight from developing economies and collapsing asset prices
  • India needs a business-like govt, says Jeffrey Sachs

      News Source: The Economic Times | 3 months ago
    Jeffrey Sachs, author, economist and director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University , speaks to ET NOW, on the sidelines of the WEF , Davos , about the problems India has and the government India needs. Excerpts: In India, we have seen civil

Jeffrey Sachs Blogs

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

      Blog Source: | 1 month 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: | 1 month 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: | 1 month 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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