Author

 
​Jeffrey D. Sachs

​Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership, and many other international awards and honours.He has twice been named among Time magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. He was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world,” and by Time magazine, “the world’s best known economist.” A survey by The Economist in 2011 ranked Professor Sachs as amongst the world’s three most influential living economists of the first decade of the 21st century.
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank declares that its mission is to end extreme poverty within a generation and to boost shared prosperity. These goals are universally...