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In the end, I think I would have been better served sticking with the first two.
Comprehensive in nature, this book makes an excellent textbook that should be required reading for all who need to understand the realities of the new age before us.
Rather I think that there is a line between being optimistic and being silly and that Jeffrey Sachs crossed it.
In 2008 Jeffrey Sachs warned us in this book that "the worlds current ecological, demographic and economic trajectory is unsustainable. Read morePublished 10 months ago by SeekingWisdom
I have read many other books by Sachs. He is a common sense economist. I have read many books by noted international economists. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Richard J. Sarni
In order to end extreme poverty we must pursue an integrated approach to development.
MDG-based national plans of action
Increased public sector investments... Read more
I found much in the book I agreed with, but could not get over the author's constant self aggrandizement, US bashing, and condescending tone. Read morePublished on December 29, 2012 by William J Klenke
Sachs pulls out real statistics to show the trend of the present world economies toward convergence and discusses the trainwreck that is coming if changes are not made to cut... Read morePublished on November 28, 2012 by GaryW
Jeffrey Sachs Critique
To start off this paper I would like to say a couple things about myself with regards to Jeffrey Sachs's book Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded... Read more
Jeffrey Sachs book should be a required reading for every college student, and also for our current and budding politicians. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by tree boy