Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: Population

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2011

"What sort of world awaits the seven billionth person?" Irish Times, October 28, 2011. [Download as PDF]

2010

"Improving Empirical Estimation of Demographic Drivers: Fertility, Child Mortality & Malaria Ecology," with Gordon McCord and Dalton Conley. August 2010
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2009

"Can we feed and save the planet?" Scientific American. December 2009. [Download as PDF]

2008

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

"Better Cities, Better Life: Challenges for Shanghai." Shanghai Daily. 12 November 2008. [Download as PDF]

"The Specter of Malthus Returns." Scientific American. September 2008.

"Safety in Numbers." Time. 28 August 2008. [Download as PDF]

"A User's Guide to the Century." The National Interest. 2 July 2008. [Download as PDF]

"Stagflation is Back. Here's How to Beat It." Fortune. 9 June 2008.

"Common Wealth." TIME Magazine. March 2008. [Download as PDF]

2007

"The Forbes One Billion." Forbes. October 2007. [Download as PDF]

Letter to the Editor. The Economist. August 2007.
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"Climate Change Refugees." Scientific American. June 2007.
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Escaping the Resource Curse, with Macartan Humphreys, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University Press, June 2007.

"Africa's Lagging Demographic Transition: Evidence from Exogenous Impacts of Malaria Ecology and Agricultural Techonology," with Dalton Conley and Gordon C. McCord. NBER Working Paper 12892. February 2007.

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2006

"The Challenge of Sustainable Water." Scientific American. December 2006.
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"Welfare States Beyond Ideology." Scientific American. November 2006.
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"Lower Fertility: A Wise Investment." Scientific American. September 2006.
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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.

"Challenges of Sustainable Development Under Globalization," lecture delivered at the University of Sydney, October 14, 2005.  Published in International Journal of Development Issues, Vol. 4, No. 2, December 2005.
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"Spirit of London a Lesson for the World," Financial Times (online), July 4-8, 2005.
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"The Development Challenge", Foreign Affairs, March/April 2005.
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"The End of Poverty," Time, March 14, 2005.
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"What the President Doesn't Want to Hear," Esquire, February 2005.
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2004

"How to Halve World Poverty," The Economist -- The World in 2005, November 2004.
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"Building on the Commonwealth Action Plan," Commonwealth Finance MInisters Report 2004, September 28, 2004.
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"A Simple Plan to Save the World," Esquire, May 2004.
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"Doing the sums on Africa," The Economist, May 20, 2004.
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"Sustainable Development," Science, April 30 2004.
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2003

"Getting Through the Bottleneck," Our Planet: The Magazine of the UNEP, Vol. 13 No 4. (2003 Issue: Globalization, Poverty, Trade, and the Environment)  [Download as PDF]

“New Challenges 1: The Millennium Development Goals - How Far We Have Come,” Development Cooperation Ireland Annual Report 2003.
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"No Place for Piety," The New Scientist, November 8, 2003
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"Spring Broke: Trade Negotiations Gone Wild," The New Republic, September 22, 2003.
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" A Rich Nation, a Poor Continent," The New York Times, July 9, 2003.
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"America should not fight AIDS on its own," Financial Times, February 4, 2003.
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2002

"Rapid Population Growth Saps Development." Science. July 19, 2002.
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"AIDS and Africa: Where is the U.S.?" with Sonia Ehrlich Sachs.  Boston Globe.  February 4, 2002.
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2001

"What's good for the poor is good for America," The Economist.  July 12, 2001
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"The Best Possible Investment in Africa". New York Times. February 10, 2001. CIDNEWS. [Download as PDF]

2000

"Foreign Helping Hand," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, July 4, 2000. [Download as PDF]

"A New Map of the World," The Economist, June 24 2000. (Reprinted in Imagining Tomorrow: Rethinking the Global Challenge. K. Sharma, ed. UN Millenium Assembly, August 2000).
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"Decade of Development," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, May 8, 2000. [Download as PDF]

1999

"In a State of Deficit," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, 6 December 1999. [Download as PDF]

"Life After Communism," Wall Street Journal, November 17, 1999
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"Investing in the World Health Organization," with Barry Bloom, David Bloom, and Joel Cohen, in Science, Vol. 284, 7 May 1999.
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"A Cure for Indifference," with Michael Kremer, Financial Times, May 5, 1999.
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"A New Social Contract Needed for Rural India," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) 10 February 1999. [Download as PDF]

1998

"Geography, Demography, and Economic Growth in Africa," with David Bloom, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Issue 2, 1998.
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"Competition Success," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Telegraph, December 2, 1998. [Download as PDF]

"Global Capitalism: Making it Work," Economist, September 12, 1998.
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0000

"Investing in Health for Economic Development: Time for US Action." Global HealthLink. March-April 2002. [Download as PDF]