Jeffrey Sachs

1954 - Today

Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey David Sachs (; born November 5, 1954) is an American economist, liberal, academic, public policy analyst and former director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, where he holds the title of University Professor. He is known as one of the world's leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty. Sachs is the Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and a professor of health policy and management at Columbia's School of Public Health. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeffrey Sachs has received more than 878,086 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 218th most popular economist.

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  • 49.25

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among economists, Jeffrey Sachs ranks 218 out of 288Before him are Abba P. Lerner, John A. Hobson, János Kornai, Lujo Brentano, Wilhelm Lexis, and Arthur Melvin Okun. After him are Olivier Blanchard, Leo Huberman, Harold Innis, Mahbub ul Haq, Harold Laski, and William Phillips.

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Among people born in 1954, Jeffrey Sachs ranks 127Before him are Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Margot Wallström, David Paich, Anish Kapoor, Jerry Seinfeld, and Bruce Sterling. After him are Thomas de Maizière, Roberto Dinamite, Alice, Wang Jianlin, Abdelilah Benkirane, and Lesley-Anne Down.

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Among people born in United States, Jeffrey Sachs ranks 3,784 out of 12,171Before him are Beverly Aadland (1942), Holly Marie Combs (1973), Chrissie Hynde (1951), Ray Wise (1947), Dylan McDermott (1961), and James Rollins (1961). After him are Mark Donohue (1937), Jackie Wilson (1934), Allen Woodring (1898), Dermot Mulroney (1963), Taj Mahal (1942), and Jersey Joe Walcott (1914).