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Conversation with Peter Lindert, Making Social Spending Work

Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert discuss Prof. Lindert’s new book: Making Social Spending Work. Lindert’s new work brilliantly examines the history of public social spending around…

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Conversation with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Not "a Nation of Immigrants"

This meeting of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs took place on August 26, 2021. Prof. Sachs met with renowned historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her newest book Not "a Nation of…

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Mobility, migration, and opportunity

Why are some countries rich and some countries poor?" "Why are some individuals or societies better off than others?" Keep in mind that perhaps the most underrated answer to these…

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Book Club Q&A | 2021 April 8

Professor Jeffrey Sachs answers Book Club members' questions about Sherwin's Gambling with Armageddon, Rothstein's The Color of Law, and Khalidi's The Hundred Years’ War on…

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Political and Social Responses to Forced Migration

What should be our reactions to forced migration? Well, at the core, we should understand what is forcing this desperate migration and address those underlying conditions. And at the same time, we…

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Social Fragility, Conflict, and Mitigation

This chapter discusses how water and climate change are becoming drivers for social fragility, for conflict and for human migration.

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Migration, Mobility and the Urban-Rural Continuum

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? Learn about migration, mobility, and urban-rural areas. Rural-Urban Continuum Codes form a classification…

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Migration and the Refugee Crisis

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? When someone is forced from their home, more often than not they move to cities in search of both safety…

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Imagining the Anthropocene

Professor Garry Peterson provides a theoretical thinking approach to living in the Anthropocene. He encourages us to look at the depiction of sustainability provided through the world of fiction. We…

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Six Major Globalizations

This chapter is an introduction to the course Globalization: Past and Future. Jeffrey Sachs provides an overview of the six major waves of globalization: the Great Dispersal, the Neolithic…

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The Ethics of Migration and Refugees

This chapter discusses the complexities surrounding the ethics of migration and how different causes of migration require different approaches, and suggests a three-pronged approach for mitigating…

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Drivers of Migration, Human Trafficking, and Modern Slavery

This chapter examines the history of migration looking at modern trends of migration and types of forced migration including human trafficking and modern slavery. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Global Public Health - Trailer

Global Public Health, is a course taught by experts from the Public Health Foundation of India. It explores the institutions, infrastructure, and the interplay of actors that constitute health not…

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Conflict and Migration: Impacts on Childhood Development

The number of international migrants and refugees has grown tremendously between 1970 and 2015 and approximately 7% of international migrants are children between the ages of zero and nine. This…

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