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Jeffrey D. Sachs
Best-selling author Jeffrey D. Sachs is an economist, professor, senior United Nations adviser, syndicated columnist and the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. His writing is distributed through publications in over 100 countries, and he is a frequent contributor to the Financial Times of London, the International Herald Tribune, Scientific American and Time magazine. Sachs’ books include “The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time,” “Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet,” “The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity” and “To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace.” His most recent work is “The Age of Sustainable Development” (Columbia University Press), a comprehensive and accessible analysis of sustainable development as well as its key challenges and potential solutions. Sachs has received numerous awards and been named twice on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential world leaders.