Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: Natural Resources

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"Mali is just the latest example of failed western thinking," Financial Times, February 7, 2013. [Download PDF]

"Writing the Future," Project Syndicate, January 24, 2013. Download as [PDF]


 "Polluters Must Pay," Project Syndicate, November 26, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"Government, Geography, and Growth: The True Drivers of Economic Development," Foreign Affairs, September/October 2012. Download as [PDF]

"A Rio Report Card," Project Syndicate, June 18, 2012. Download as [PDF]


"The Arab World's Agents of Change." International Herald Tribune. March 28, 2011. [Download as PDF]

"Need Versus Greed," Project Syndicate, February 28, 2011. [Download as PDF]


"Fighting for Survival: Sustainability in the Gulf" with Irwin Redlener, M.D. The Huffington Post. November 1, 2010. [Download as PDF]

"Monitoring the world's agriculture," with Roseline Remans et al., Nature, July 29, 2010. [Download as PDF]


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

"Transgressing Planetary Boundaries," Scientific American, December 2009. [Download as PDF]

"Eight Principles for a Global Agreement on Climate Change." COP15 UN Climate Change Change Conference Blog. 28 January 2009. [Download as PDF]


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

"Extreme Poverty," with Gordon C. McCord, in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, eds. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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"The Specter of Malthus Returns." Scientific American. September 2008.

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

"We Need a Power Surge." Time Magazine. 29 May 2008. [Download as PDF]

"How to Feed the World." Newsweek. 10 May 2008. [Download as PDF]

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


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


"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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"The Curse of Natural Resources," with Andrew Warner, European Economic Review, Vol. 45, May 2001.
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"Natural Resource Abundance and Economic Growth," with Andrew Warner, Leading Issues in Economic Development, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Reprinted in Spanish as "Recursos Naturales y Desarollo Economico" in Mineria y Desarollo, Gustavo Lagos (ed.), Foro en Economia de Minerales, Vol. 3, 2005.
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"Why Do Resource-Abundant Economies Grow More Slowly?," with Francisco Rodriguez in Journal for Economic Growth, 4, pp. 277- 303, September 1999.
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(previously "Natural Resources and Economic Growth: A Quantitative Exploration," with Francisco Rodriguez, mimeo, HIID, Spring 1999 [PDF]).

"The Big Push, Natural Resource Booms and Growth," with Andrew Warner, Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 43-76, June 1999.
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"Resource Endowments and the Real Exchange Rate: A Comparison of Latin America and East Asia," presented at conference in Hong Kong, June 19, 1996, as part of Seventh Annual East Asian Seminar on Economics, forthcoming in conference volume and as NBER Discussion Paper. [Download paper as PDF]


"Natural Resources Abundance and Economic Growth," with Andrew Warner, HIID Development Discussion Paper #517a, October 1995.
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