Jeffrey Sachs talks about Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet.
Economist Sachs offers a clear and vivid map of the road to sustainable and equitable global prosperity and a warning of the economic collapse that lies ahead if we don't follow it. Sachs is the author of the acclaimed book The End of Poverty- Book Passage
Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Since 2010 he has also served as a Commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Digital Development which leverages broadband technologies as a key enabler for social and economic development. He has authored Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet.
Originally one of the youngest economics professors in the history of Harvard University, Sachs became renowned for implementing economic shock therapy throughout the developing world, and subsequently for his work on the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization.