Jeffrey Sachs

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Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey D. Sachs - World Economic Forum on East Asia 2011.jpg
Sachs at the 2011 World Economic Forum
Born (1954-11-05) November 5, 1954 (age 64)
NationalityUnited States
InstitutionColumbia University
FieldPolitical economics, International Development
School or
tradition
Keynesian economics[1]
Alma materHarvard University
Doctoral
advisor
Martin Feldstein[2]
Doctoral
students
Alberto Alesina
Michael C. Burda[3]
ContributionsMillennium Villages Project

Jeffrey David Sachs (/sæks/; born November 5, 1954) is an American economist, academic and public policy analyst. He is the former director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is known as one of the world's leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Janet Shan, "Keynesian Economist, Jeffrey Sachs Says President Obama's Stimulus has Failed", June 7, 2010". Hinterlandgazette.com. 2010-06-07. Retrieved 2014-02-19.Template:Unreliable source?
  2. Sachs's CV
  3. Burda, Michael C. "CV" (PDF). Humboldt University of Berlin. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

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