Friday, April 25, 2014

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is also Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals. His books include The End of Poverty and Common Wealth.

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Putin’s Perilous Course

Following Russia’s forcible takeover of Crimea, it is almost unimaginable that normal economic relations between Russia and the West could survive a Russian invasion or annexation of another part of… read more

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From Moscow to Sochi

Back in 1991, many thought that Russia could not end high inflation, adopt a market economy, or compete with the West. Two decades later, we know better: Russia has become a stable, high-income… read more

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The Age of Sustainable Development

Our generation is truly the first that can end the ancient scourge of extreme poverty; yet it can also destroy the earth’s life-support system through human-induced environmental devastation. By… read more

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