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Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs

Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs

Director, The Earth Institute; Director, UN Millennium Project; and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals, USA

Sachs is internationally renowned for advising governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia and Africa on economic reforms and for his work with international agencies to promote poverty reduction, disease control, and debt reduction of poor countries. He was recently named among the 100 most influential leaders in the world by Time Magazine. He is author of hundreds of scholarly articles and many books. Sachs was recently elected into the Institute of Medicine and is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining Columbia, Sachs spent over twenty years at Harvard University, most recently as Director of the Center for International Development. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Sachs received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees at Harvard University.

e-mail sachs@columbia.edu
phone Tel: (1 845) 365-8565
Fax: (1 845) 365-8164
address The Earth Institute at Columbia University
405 Low Library, MC 4335
535 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027

 
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