August 15, 2018
With all due respect to Jeff Bezos and other billionaires who plan to spend billions of dollars of their personal wealth on space travel, hundreds of millions of children who lack access to basic health care and schooling more urgently need help right here on Earth. …Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author; view more opinion articles on CNN.
August 14, 2018
Best will establish Jordanian Economic Policy Research Initiative funded by Columbia University
August 10, 2018
“You can’t work out crises like these with those culpable in power,” says Jeffrey Sachs, a Columbia University economist who helped Bolivia overcome hyper-inflation in the 1980s. (Sachs says his comments should not be construed as an endorsement of “U.S.-led regime change.”)
August 6, 2018
The economics of Medicare for All championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders are actually quite straightforward. Under what advocates call "M4A," health care coverage would expand while total spending on health care -- by companies, individuals and the government -- would decline because of lower costs. More would be paid through the government and less through private insurers. … Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
August 2, 2018
Economist Bernard Salanié, from Columbia University, reviews the Trump administration’s first commercial decisions as it looks to raise tariffs.