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Conversation with Lindsey O'Rourke, Covert Regime Change

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist Lindsey O’Rourke as they discuss O’Rourke’s remarkable book, Covert Regime Change. US foreign policy is based heavily on trying…

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Conversation with John Mearsheimer, How States Think

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist John Mearsheimer as they discuss Professor Mearsheimer’s latest book, How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy. Hailed as the…

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Conversation with Bruce Cumings, The Korean War

Professor Jeffrey Sachs speaks with Professor Bruce Cumings, renowned historian and expert in East-Asian history, to discuss Cuming’s book The Korean War. Together, they discuss the factors…

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Conversation with Christopher J. Coyne, In Search of Monsters to Destroy

Watch the conversation between Jeffrey Sachs and Christopher J. Coyne, author of In Search of Monsters to Destroy: The Folly of American Empire and the Paths to Peace. The Book Club with Jeffrey…

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Conversation with Christopher Blattman, Why We Fight

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with Christopher Blattman, author of Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace. In this episode, Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Christopher Blattman explore the…

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Intangible cultural heritage in conflict-related emergency situations

This chapter addresses how intangible cultural heritage can contribute to restoring peace and security in conflict-related emergency situations. Through relevant examples, learners discover how…

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Intangible cultural heritage and preventing and solving disputes

This chapter reflects on how living heritage can help to prevent and resolve disputes. By way of diverse examples, learners see how communities have created over centuries highly elaborated systems…

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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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Conversation with Corey Robin: The Reactionary Mind

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Reactionary Mind: From Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump by Corey Robin.In the book, Robin traces conservatism back to…

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Conversation with Eric Foner, The Second Founding

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Foner. In his…

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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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Conversation with Martin Sherwin, Gambling with Armageddon

This conversation with Martin Sherwin took place on January 28, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Sherwin's book Gambling with Armageddon and its fascinating…

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Brains for National Innovation

During the initial stages of development, Korean society also faced a severe brain drain. A not insignificant number of people left to study abroad. Between 1953 and 1967, 7,958 people dropped out,…

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Q&A | Andrew Bauer | 2016 Mar. 31

Andrew Bauer, a senior research analyst with the Natural Resources Governance Institute, answers questions on the impact of civil war on revenue management in countries with natural resources and…

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The Intertemporal Budget Constraint of a Country

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about the longer-term implications of capital flows. The current account balance gives a snapshot of how a country is acting at any moment in time. In order to…

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The European Immolation and Decolonization

Professor Sachs begins by talking about the age of Britain, or the Pax Britannica, which ended with World War I; and the Treaty of Versailles, which didn’t allow Europe to recover its economic…

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