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Sachs, Jeffrey

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The end of poverty : economic possibilities for our time by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

53 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected international economic advisor and the director of The Earth Institute shares a wide-spectrum theory about how to enable economic success throughout the world, identifying the different categories into which various nations fall in today's economy while posing solutions to top political, environmental, and social problems that contribute to poverty. [The author] sets the stage by drawing a ... conceptual map of the world economy and the different categories into which countries fall. Then ... he explains why, over the past two hundred years, wealth has diverged across the planet in the manner that it has and why the poorest nations have been so markedly unable to escape the cruel vortex of poverty. The groundwork laid, he explains his methods for arriving ... at a holistic diagnosis of a country's situation and the options it faces. Rather than deliver a worldview to readers from on high, [the author] leads them along the learning path he himself followed, telling the ... stories of his own work in Bolivia, Poland, Russia, India, China, and Africa as a way to bring readers to a broad-based understanding of the array of issues countries can face and the way the issues interrelate. He concludes by drawing on everything he has learned to offer an integrated set of solutions to the interwoven economic, political, environmental, and social problems that most frequently hold societies back. In the end, he leaves readers with an understanding, not of how daunting the world's problems are, but how solvable they are - and why making the effort is a matter both of moral obligation and strategic self-interest
Common wealth : economics for a crowded planet by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of the environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and extreme poverty that threaten global peace and prosperity, with practical solutions based on a new economic paradigm for our crowded planet
The price of civilization : reawakening American virtue and prosperity by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity
The age of sustainable development by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

20 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. Sachs offers readers, students, activists, environmentalists, and policy makers the tools, metrics, and practical pathways they need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Based on Sachs's twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice
Poland's jump to the market economy by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics of worldwide stagflation by Michael Bruno( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book sets forth both a theory and a comparative empirical analysis of stagflation, that peculiar combination of high unemployment, slow growth, and spurts of high inflation bedeviling the advanced industrial nations during the past fifteen years. The authors first construct a small macroeconomic model that takes full account of aggregate demand and supply forces in the determination of output, employment, and the price level, in both a single-economy and a multi-economy setting. They then apply the model to provide an understanding of comparative performance of industrial countries in the areas of unemployment, inflation, productivity, and investment growth. They argue convincingly that the decay of the major economies during this period resulted from the supply shocks of the 1970s, such as the two major OPEC oil-price increases, and from the consequent policy-induced decrease in demand in response to inflationary pressures. Their analysis differs markedly from similar studies in that it takes specific account of institutional differences in the labor markets of the various economies. This helps to explain in particular the divergent adjustment profiles of the United States and Europe. Bruno and Sachs make several key recommendations for the mix of demand management and incomes policies necessary to combat stagflation in individual countries as well as for the coordination of macroeconomic policies among the major industrial nations
Global linkages : macroeconomic interdependence and cooperation in the world economy by Warwick J McKibbin( Book )

13 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing country debt and economic performance by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1. The international financial system. v.2. Country studies-Argentina, Bolivi a, Brazil, Mexico. v.3. Country studies-Indonesia, Korea, Philippines, Turkey
Macroeconomics in the global economy by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

62 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work on macroeconomics and global economies begins with an introduction to the principles of macroeconomics and goes on to cover such topics as aggregate supply and demand, household liquidity constraints, limitations on foreign borrowing and lending, monetary expansion and more
Developing country debt and the world economy by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen papers examine debt crises that occurred before WWII, political factors that contribute to poor economic policies, the role of commercial banks and the International Monetary Fund during the current crisis, the effect of developed country economies on the debtors, and possible solutions to the debt crisis. Includes summaries of case studies
Economies in transition : comparing Asia and Eastern Europe by Wing Thye Woo( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Transition in Eastern Europe by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When communism fell in 1989, the question for most Eastern European countries was not whether to go to a market economy, but how to get there. Several years later, the difficult process of privatization and restructuring continues to concern the countries of the region. The Transition in Eastern Europe, Volumes 1 and 2 is an analysis of the experiences of various countries making the transition to market economies and examines the most important challenges still in store. Volume 1, Country Studies, gives an in-depth, country-by-country analysis of various reform experiences, including historical backgrounds and discussions of policies and results to date. The countries analyzed are Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, eastern Germany, Slovenia, and Russia. Written by leading economists, some of whom helped shape local and national reforms, this volume identifies common progress, common difficulties, and tentative solutions to the problems of economic transition. Volume 2, Restructuring, focuses on specific issues of transition, including how to design labor market institutions, privatization, new fiscal structures, and bankruptcy laws; how to reorganize foreign trade; and how to promote foreign direct investment. The articles, written by experts in the field, will be of direct help to those involved in the transition process. These volumes provide a standard reference on economic transition in the region for policymakers in Eastern Europe and in western countries, for international agencies concerned with the transition process, and for anyone interested in learning about the dramatic changes that have recently occurred in Eastern Europe
To move the world : JFK's quest for peace by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy's presidency--the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office--by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty"--B & N
Building the new American economy : smart, fair, and sustainable by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this passionate and powerful book-part manifesto, part plan of action-the renowned economist Jeffrey D. Sachs offers a practical strategy to move America, seemingly more divided than ever, toward a new consensus: sustainable development. Sustainable development is a holistic approach that emphasizes economic, social, and environmental objectives in shaping policy. In focusing too much on economic growth, the United States has neglected rising economic inequality and dire environmental threats. Now, even growth is imperiled. Sachs explores issues that have captivated the nation and political debate, including infrastructure, trade deals, energy policy, the proper size and role of government, the national debt, and income inequality. Not only does he provide illuminating and accessible explanations of the forces at work in each case, but he also presents specific policy solutions. His argument rises above the pessimism born of political paralysis, economic stagnation, and partisanship to devise a brighter way forward, achievable both individually and collectively. Sachs shows how the United States can find a path to renewed economic progress that is fair and environmentally sustainable
Escaping the resource curse by Macartan Humphreys( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wealth derived from natural resources can have a tremendous impact on the economics and politics of producing countries. In the last quarter century, we have seen the surprising and sobering consequences of this wealth, producing what is now known as the ""resource curse."" Countries with large endowments of natural resources, such as oil and gas, often do worse than their poorer neighbors. Their resource wealth frequently leads to lower growth rates, greater volatility, more corruption, and, in extreme cases, devastating civil wars. In this volume, leading economists, lawyer
Macroeconomics and health : investing in health for economic development : report by World Health Organization( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World Health Organization (WHO) presents the December 20, 2001 Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (CMH) report "Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development." The report is available in both PDF and HTML formats. The CMH emphasizes the importance of improving the health of the world's poor in order to improve the economic situation of all countries
Improving access and efficiency in public health services : mid-term evaluation of India's national rural health mission by Nirupam Bajpai( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a systematic mid-term evaluation of the processes of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), India's biggest rural health programme. Data from District Level Health Surveys (DLHS), National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) and Sample Registration System (SRS) as well as primary data collected from field surveys and interviews with health functionaries have been utilized for undertaking empirical analysis in the study
Developing country debt and economic performance by Jeffrey Sachs( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Financial systems at the crossroads : lessons for China by Wing Thye Woo( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial Systems at the Crossroads: Lessons for China is written by leading financial experts to study the causes of financial disasters internationally. The research team is drawn from the global research networks of three leading universities: the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the School of Economics at Fudan University, and the Earth Institute at Columbia University. This review volume identifies the regulatory framework to guide the emergence of efficient financial institutions that are prudent; and to specify the required institutional mechanisms to prevent and resolve systemic collapse. It examines the specific circumstances of China to come up with a comprehensive agenda to reform China's financial sector. It provides in-depth analysis of China's financial industry to show its future evolution and offers lessons for developing a financial system that is efficient, innovative and resilient
Malaria : fever wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights man's fight against malaria, a disease which kills millions every year, and which is continuing to worsen. Looks at the current global malaria situation from the perspectives of a few heroic individuals, each fighting their own very different battles against the disease. In the remote Kenyan village of Kiagware, Chief Peter Kombo struggles with getting help and medical attention from local authorities to treat dangerously sick villagers, including many children. Professor Jeffrey Sachs, an economist, encourages wealthy countries to contribute funds and supplies. Professor Adrian Hill has spent a decade researching the elusive vaccine. When an unexpected outbreak occurs in Palm Beach County, Fla., the safety of thousands of Americans are at risk. Will this crisis provide the necessary pressure for governments to investigate malaria prevention and treatment?
 
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The end of poverty : economic possibilities for our time
Alternative Names
Galfridus Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs Amerikaans econoom

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Jeffrey Sachs economista e saggista statunitense

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Jeffrey Sachs économiste américain

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Jeffrey Sachs US-amerikanischer Ökonom

Sachs, Džefri 1954-

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জেফ্রি স্যাক্স

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サックス, J.D.

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傑佛瑞·薩克斯

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Common wealth : economics for a crowded planetThe price of civilization : reawakening American virtue and prosperityPoland's jump to the market economyEconomics of worldwide stagflationGlobal linkages : macroeconomic interdependence and cooperation in the world economyDeveloping country debt and economic performanceMacroeconomics in the global economyDeveloping country debt and the world economy