Jeffrey Sachs, “probably the most important economist in the world” according to The New York Times, joins Claudia Dreifus to explore the biggest obstacles to getting the very basics—food, shelter, medicine—to the world’s neediest.
This talk is part of "Global Issues," a series of talks on the most critical global issues including health, human rights and an inclusive and sustainable global market economy, led by New York Times columnist Claudia Dreifus.
Jeffrey Sachs is director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. The author of The Price of Civilization, he is Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General and co-founder of the Millennium Village Project. His work on ending poverty has taken him to more than 125 countries with more than 90% of the world’s population.
Claudia Dreifus writes about the lives of American and international scientists in her New York Times column “A Conversation With.”
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