Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs
  • Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA

1976, BA (Hons), Harvard College; 1978, MA and 1980, PhD, Harvard Univ. 1980, Assistant Professor; 1982, Assoc. Professor; 1983, Full Professor. Former: Director, Center for Int'l Development; Prof., Int'l Trade, Harvard; Chairman, WHO Commission on Macroecon. & Health. Economic Adviser to govts in Latin America, E. Europe, CIS, Asia and Africa; Research Assoc., Nat'l Bureau of Economic Research. Co-Chair, Advisory Board, Global Competitiveness Report, World Economic Forum. Currently: Director, Earth Institute, Columbia Univ. and Special Adviser to UNSG. Member: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Brookings Panel of Economists. Author. Research: links between health and dev., economic geography, globalization, emerging markets, global competitiveness, transitions to market economies, int'l financial markets & macroeconomic policy coord., & macroeconomic policies in developing and developed countries. Recipient of awards.