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 | 0 comments

New Horizons in Global Education with Jeffrey Sachs

11.14.12 | 01:11:14 min | 0 comments

The Economics that Incited Occupy Wall Street

04.18.12 | 01:42:05 min | 0 comments

Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

01.29.10 | 01:00:47 min | 0 comments

Markets, State & Democracy: Lessons from the Crisis

12.03.09 | 01:47:50 min | 1 comment

Jeffrey Sachs: Global Effects of Crisis

04.14.09 | 00:56:19 min | 5 comments

Global Capitalism with Jeffrey Sachs and Matthew Bishop

03.03.09 | 01:41:16 min | 5 comments

Professor Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Solutions

07.15.08 | 01:51:09 min | 2 comments

The Global Environment with Jeffrey Sachs

04.22.08 | 01:30:07 min | 3 comments

Jeffrey Sachs on Economics for a Crowded Planet

04.08.08 | 01:14:51 min | 4 comments

Gingrich and Sachs Discuss A Contract with the Earth

11.01.07 | 01:28:28 min | 1 comment
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