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In Common Wealth, Jeffrey D. Sachs-one of the world's most respected economists and the author of The New York Times bestseller The End of Poverty- offers an urgent assessment of the environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and extreme poverty that threaten global peace and prosperity. Through crystalline examination of hard facts, Sachs predicts the cascade of crises that awaits this crowded planet-and presents a program of sustainable development and international cooperation that will correct this dangerous course. Few luminaries anywhere on the planet are as schooled in this daunting subject as Sachs, and this is the vital product of his experience and wisdom.

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The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The End of Poverty" and one of the world's most respected economists offers an urgent assessment of the environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and extreme poverty that threaten global peace and prosperity.

About the Author

Jeffrey D. Sachs is director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University and special adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millenium Development Goals. He is internationally renowned for his work as an economic adviser to governments and international organizations around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143114871
Author:
Sachs, Jeffrey D
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Sachs, Jeffrey D.
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Development - Economic Development
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Business-Manufacturing and Product Development
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-page color maps and diagrams insert on
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.44x5.38x.94 in. .74 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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