FORA.tv Speaker - Jeffrey Sachs

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Biography

Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Since 2010 he has also served as a Commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Digital Development which leverages broadband technologies as a key enabler for social and economic development. He has authored Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet.

Originally one of the youngest economics professors in the history of Harvard University, Sachs became renowned for implementing economic shock therapy throughout the developing world, and subsequently for his work on the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization.

11 Programs

On AIDS Talk is Cheap: Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is

11.21.13 | 02:17:14 min | 3,101 views | 0 comments

New Horizons in Global Education with Jeffrey Sachs

11.14.12 | 01:11:14 min | 216 views | 0 comments

The Economics that Incited Occupy Wall Street

04.18.12 | 01:42:05 min | 610 views | 0 comments

Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

01.29.10 | 01:00:47 min | 1,751 views | 0 comments

Markets, State & Democracy: Lessons from the Crisis

12.03.09 | 01:47:50 min | 3,074 views | 1 comment

Jeffrey Sachs: Global Effects of Crisis

04.14.09 | 00:56:19 min | 21,433 views | 5 comments

Global Capitalism with Jeffrey Sachs and Matthew Bishop

03.03.09 | 01:41:16 min | 5,700 views | 5 comments

Professor Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Solutions

07.15.08 | 01:51:09 min | 8,379 views | 2 comments

The Global Environment with Jeffrey Sachs

04.22.08 | 01:30:07 min | 2,446 views | 3 comments

Jeffrey Sachs on Economics for a Crowded Planet

04.08.08 | 01:14:51 min | 12,778 views | 4 comments

Gingrich and Sachs Discuss A Contract with the Earth

11.01.07 | 01:28:28 min | 1,916 views | 1 comment
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