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Jeffrey Sachs: Before Anything Else, Europe Needs To Fix This One Problem Immediately

[credit provider=”Oli Scarff/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/woman-walks-past-graffiti-depicting-a-young-girl-trying-to-news-photo/139271631″] While headlines in Europe are centered on a Greek exit from Europe, and the looming fiscal crisis, economist Jeffrey Sachs says Europe’s banking sector is the real imminent problem.In a Financial Times editorial, Sachs writes that in order to save itself, the eurozone needs to […]
Jeffrey Sachs: Before Anything Else, Europe Needs To Fix This One Problem Immediately
Markets

Jeffrey Sachs: The World Bank Doesn’t Need Another Banker

The race for the World Bank presidency is on as president Robert Zoellick, is expected to step down April 20. Jeffrey Sachs, American economist and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, had put himself forward as a possible candidate but withdrew his name when President Obama nominated Dr […]
Jeffrey Sachs: The World Bank Doesn’t Need Another Banker
Lifestyle

Everything You Need To Know About Happiness In The World

[credit provider=”defleppking via Flickr” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaaYU-lZ3ac&feature=player_detailpage#t=21s”] Unemployment can cause as much unhappiness as bereavement or separation, according to the World Happiness Report, published by Columbia University’s Earth Institute and co-edited by Nobel laureate Jeffrey Sachs.The report found that the happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe with Denmark […]
Everything You Need To Know About Happiness In The World
Lifestyle

Children Won’t Make You Happier

[credit provider=”FillingthevoidRevues via Flickr” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QzElMeiA2Y&feature=related”] People have long debated whether children affect life satisfaction and happiness. Now, the World Happiness Report published by The Earth Institute of Columbia University answers the question, ‘Do children make their parents happy?’And the answer: “Surprisingly, the presence of children in the household appears not […]
Children Won’t Make You Happier
News

Here’s Why Jeffrey Sachs Thinks Ghana’s Future Is Bright

As the small West African nation of Ghana heads into an election year, fierce debate on whether the government of President John Mills has delivered on its developmental goals and promises are already raging. But one of the world’s most prominent development economists says Ghana is proving to be one […]
Here’s Why Jeffrey Sachs Thinks Ghana’s Future Is Bright