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Jeff Sachs

Paul Ryan's Radical Economic Regime: Why His House Budget Legacy Is a Lesson in Elitism

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Do Americans realize that under a Ryan economic regime, tens of millions of our poor neighbors would be dropped categorically and coldly to the curb, with no support whatsoever from the very system that our forefathers and mothers set up to ensure that America would prosper?

Jeff Sachs Is the Best Choice for President of the World Bank

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

President Obama should appoint Jeff Sachs President of the World Bank. Jeff is, without doubt, the world's top development economist.

Jeff Sachs Shaking Up The World Bank Already

Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Jeffrey Sachs would like to be your World Bank president. It's probably not going to happen, for better or worse. But simply by asking for the job, Sachs has already done the World Bank a service.

Why the World Bank Needs Jeff Sachs at the Helm

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Given the World Bank's focus on poverty, economics and climate, and given Sachs' wealth of experience in all three, there is no better candidate.

"Gang of Five" Elite Deficit Talks Doing Disservice to Democracy

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We need an open budget process that keeps the interests of the broad majority of Americans front and center.The Congressional Progressive Caucus' budget proposal is the only plan in Washington that truly reflects the will of the people.

Flapping In The Policy Breeze

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The question for those who actually want health care reform is no longer about politics. It's how well equipped the public is to support reform based on its merits, rather than its politics.

Sir Bob Geldof, Bono, Jeff Sachs and Bill Easterly Should Lead on the Reform of the Levers of Foreign Assistance

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sunil Chacko

Leading lights of the aid movement -- Geldof, Bono, Sachs and Easterly -- continue to bicker with politicians and amongst themselves without taking a visible role in reform of the levers of assistance.