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Conversation with Francisco Rodríguez, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and economist Francisco Rodríguez as they discuss Prof. Rodriguez’s newest publication, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions. Prof. Rodriguez is an…

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EbA and Biodiversity

This video is the fourth of four mandatory insight unit videos which provide a deep dive into cross-cutting topics of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the role of biodiversity and…

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What is EbA valuation and why is it important?

This video introduces the concept of EbA valuation and explains why it is an important framework for assessing the effectiveness of EbA actions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Elements of EbA: EbA helps people adapt to climate change

This video is the first in a three-part series that covers the elements of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the first element of EbA and its two associated qualification criteria. This…

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IsDB Projects: Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM) Project

Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM), consistent with the Malaysian Development Plan for 2001-2010, aimed at providing quality human resources geared towards the needs of the nation and…

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Principles of Islamic Moral Economy

The prohibition of interest (riba) although not the entire purpose of Islamic finance, is the fundamental basis for any financial and economic transaction. Islamic ethical principles are akin to the…

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Sustainable Management of Fisheries

This chapter deals with economic solutions to the global over-fishing problem. The fundamental problem of marine fisheries from an economic point of view is that there is a price for fish on land, so…

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Economics of food systems

This chapter focuses on how improvement in agriculture and nutrition can translate broadly into changes in rural livelihoods and standards of living, what can be done at the farm scale, versus the…

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Conversation with Heather Cox Richardson, How the South Won the Civil War

This month, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is diving into How the South Won the Civil War by Heather Cox Richardson! The live conversation between Jeffrey Sachs and Heather Cox Richardson will…

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Q&A | Sam Szoke-Burke | 2019 Jul. 3

Sam Szoke-Burke answers questions on the natural resources economy and implications in the Natural Resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Inequality and indigenous experience

This lecture looks at the relationship between wealth, poverty, and inequality, by focusing on the experience of indigenous people. Two points are made. The first is that indigenous people show how…

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Fiscal policy, inequality and poverty in low and middle income countries

What is fiscal policy? Fiscal policy describes changes to government spending and revenue behavior in an effort to influence the economy. By adjusting its level of spending and tax revenue, the…

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Race and financial inequality

Systemic racism has contributed to the persistence of race-based gaps that manifest in many different economic indicators. The starkest divides are in measures of household wealth, reflecting…

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Measures of well-being

Societal progress is about improvements in the well-being of people and households. Assessing such progress requires looking not only at the functioning of the economic system but also at the diverse…

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Global Data: Size, Composition and Characteristics

In the world of Anthropocene, with rising not only human pressures on the planet, but also an increasingly interconnected world in terms of social, financial, and economic exchange across all nations…

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Formalization and Decent Work

This video examines the state of income and employment around the world, barriers to employment, policies to promote economic opportunity, and the future of work in our rapidly changing world. This…

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