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Dr Jeffrey David Sachs

Date of Birth: 05/11/1954
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan


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Piling on the goals

Yet MDG advocates led by United States economist Jeffrey Sachs galvanised international institutions and philanthropists to channel money into vaccines, bed nets to protect people from malaria and better technology for farmers...


The Accra boosters

Observer Editor John Mulholland praised the economist Jeffrey Sachs’s ‘Millennium Village’ project in Ghana and talked to activist musician Bono about how the aid industry was putting itself out of business there...


The fastest growing family

However, a suggestion by UN development advisor Jeffrey Sachs that Nigeria should limit families to a maximum of three children has won little support...


Bringing in the harvest

The big idea of a development push in Africa, to be part-financed by Western aid, has been propagated by rock stars and given intellectual credibility by United States' economist Jeffrey Sachs...


Here comes Hokkaido

Invitations went out to the Irish rockstar Bono, Senegalese singer and activist Youssou N'Dour, and evangelical economist Jeffrey Sachs...


Race to the top

Out of politics for more than a decade, he recently appeared on the development economics circuit alongside the well-known US economist Jeffrey Sachs...


The good, the bad and the ugly rumours

The accord was meant to synthesise the conclusions of a high-level panel which UN Secretary General Kofi Annan had set up in 2003 to examine threats to peace and security with a detailed report by economist Jeffrey Sachs on the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of reducing global poverty by half by 2015...


The big push comes to shove

The case for the big push - also made in Jeffrey Sachs's United Nations' task force report is that only a massive and sustained transfer of resources to poor countries can launch the economic growth they need...


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