Thursday, February 11, 2016

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, Common Wealth, and, most recently, The Age of Sustainable Development.

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World Affairs 54

Ending Blowback Terrorism

Painful as it is to admit, the West, especially the United States, bears a significant degree of responsibility for creating the conditions in which the Islamic State has flourished. Only a change in … read more

Japanese cat ornament: Maneki Neko
Economics 21

The Japan Syndrome Comes to China

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the US issued stern, and apparently credible, threats to restrict Japanese imports, which pushed Japan to overvalue the yen and helped to bring Japanese growth to a … read more

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