Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Health Policy and Management


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Jeffrey Sachs' research interests include the links of health and development, economic geography, globalization, transition to market economies in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, international financial markets, international macroeconomic policy coordination, emerging markets, economic development and growth, global competitiveness, and macroeconomic policies in developing and developed countries. Jeffrey Sachs is internationally renowned for advising governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia, and Africa on economic reforms and for his work with international agencies to promote poverty reduction, disease control, and debt reduction of poor countries.



PhD, 1980, Harvard University
MA, 1978, Harvard University
BA, 1976, Harvard University

Columbia Affiliations

Academic Appointments

Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development,

Other Affiliations

Honors & Awards

Named one of 100 most influential people by Time Magazine, 2004
Elected to the Institute of Medicine, 2003

Areas of Expertise

Global Health

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