Skip to main content

Cookies and Privacy

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. To find out more, read our updated Cookie policy, Privacy policy and Terms & Conditions

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Writing for PS since 1995
323 commentaries
2 videos & podcasts

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He has served as Special Adviser to three UN Secretaries-General. His books include The End of Poverty, Common Wealth, The Age of Sustainable Development, Building the New American Economy, and most recently, A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism.

Sort by: Show:
Follow Jeffrey D. Sachs

Never miss a commentary by Jeffrey D. Sachs

  1. roach122_Caroline BrehmanCQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images_us economy Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

    A Tale of Two Economies

    Stephen S. Roach

    As financial markets celebrate the coming vaccine-led boom, the confluence of epidemiological and political aftershocks has pushed us back into a quagmire of heightened economic vulnerability. In Dickensian terms, to reach a “spring of hope,” we first must endure a “winter of despair.” 

    points out that while a COVID-19 vaccine promises a spring of hope, a winter of despair is coming first.
    1

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.