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Jeffrey Sachs

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Jeffrey Sachs
Sachs in November 2019
Born (1954-11-05) November 5, 1954 (age 69)
NationalityUnited States
InstitutionColumbia University
FieldPolitical economics, International Development
School or
Keynesian economics[1]
Alma materHarvard University
Martin Feldstein[2]
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.


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  1. "Janet Shan, "Keynesian Economist, Jeffrey Sachs Says President Obama's Stimulus has Failed", June 7, 2010". Hinterlandgazette.com. 2010-06-07. Archived from the original on 2017-04-13. Retrieved 2014-02-19.[unreliable source?]
  2. "Sachs's CV" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-03-05. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  3. Burda, Michael C. "CV" (PDF). Humboldt University of Berlin. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

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