Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: Books

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2008

Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, Penguin Press, 2008.

2007

Escaping the Resource Curse, with Macartan Humphreys, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University Press, June 2007.

2006

Poverty, AIDS and Hunger: Breaking the Poverty Trap in Malawi, with Anne C. Conroy, Malcolm J. Blackie, Alan Whiteside, Justin C. Malawezi, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

2005

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, The Penguin Press: New York, 2005.

Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Millennium Project, (Director),  Earthscan: New York, 2005.

2003

Human Development Report 2003: Millennium Development Goals: A compact among nations to end human poverty, (guest contributing editor), UNDP: New York, 2003.
[Download the Human Development Report in PDF format]
[Download the Millennium Development Compact in PDF format]

2002

The Latin American Competitiveness Report 2001-2002, (co-editor) World Economic Forum, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002.

2001

Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development, (principal author), report of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, World Health Organization, December 2001.
[Download text of Executive Summary in PDF format]

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2000/2001, (co-editor) World Economic Forum, Oxford University Press, New York, 2001.

  • "Executive Summary" with Lisa D. Cook. [Download as PDF]
  • "The Case for Increased Debt Forgiveness" with Maciej Cuchra and Sara E. Sievers.

2000

The Global Competitiveness Report 2000, (co-editor) World Economic Forum, Oxford University Press, New York, 2000.

  • "Executive Summary: Current Competitiveness and Growth Competitiveness" with Michael Porter and Andrew Warner.
  • "Globalization and International Competitiveness: Some Broad Lessons of the Past Decade" with Andrew Warner.

The Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons for a Resilient Asia, (co-editor), MIT Press, 2000.

  • "A Reform Agenda for a Resilient Asia," (with Wing Thye Woo)
  • "Understanding the Asian Financial Crisis," (with Wing Thye Woo)

India in the Era of Economic Reforms (Forward), with Nirupam Bajpai and Ashutosh Varshney, Oxford University Press, paperback edition, July 2000.

1999

Forward: India in the Era of Economic Reforms (including Introduction). Edited with Nirupam Bajpai and Ashutosh Varshney, Oxford University Press, July 1999. Paperback edition, July 2000.

1998

The Global Competitiveness Report 1998, (co-editor) World Economic Forum, Geneva Switzerland 1998.

  • "Executive Summary" with Andrew Warner
  • "The Year in Review"

1997

Emerging Asia: Changes and Challenges, academic coordinator with David Bloom, Asian Development Bank, 1997.

Economies in Transition, co-editor with Wing Thye Woo and Stephen Parker, MIT Press, 1997.

1994

Transition in Eastern Europe, co-edited with K. Froot and O. Blanchard, NBER Conference Volumes, University of Chicago Press, 1994.

  • Volume 1: Country Studies
  • Volume 2: Restructuring

1993

Poland's Jump to the Market Economy, MIT Press, 1993.

1992

Macroeconomics in the Global Economy, with Felipe Larrain, Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992.

1991

Peru's Path to Recovery: A Plan for Economic Stabilization and Growth, with Carlos Paredes, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1991. Spanish edition Estabilizacion y Crecimiento en el Peru, GRADE, 1991.

Global Linkages: Macroeconomic Interdependence and Cooperation in the World Economy, with Warwick McKibbin, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1991.

1990

Editor of four volume NBER Series on Developing Country Debt and the World Economy, University of Chicago Press 1989/90

  • Summary Volume: Developing Country Debt and the World Economy
  • Volume 1: Developing Country Debt and Economic Performance--The International Financial System
  • Volume 2: Developing Country Debt and Economic Performance--Country Studies: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico
  • Volume 3: Developing Country Debt and Economic Performance--Country Studies: Indonesia, Korea, Philippines, Turkey (with Susan Collins)

1985

Economics of Worldwide Stagflation, with Michael Bruno, Harvard University Press, 1985.