Due to construction work in the Hoover Tower from May through October 2014, some of the materials in the Hoover Library may be unavailable during that time. Access to materials in the Hoover Archives will be unaffected.
In a world of limited healthcare resources, we need to make hard decisions that will deliver high-impact outcomes for the most people at the least cost. Giving the WHO an additional half-billion dollars to curb Ebola virus infections would be a poor choice.
Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University and the Millennium Villages Project talks with EconTalk host Russell Roberts about poverty in Africa. Topics include the Millennium Villages Project and the Millennium Development Goals, the integrated development approach, and the relationship between funds and ending poverty. Sachs also responds to the criticisms presented in the EconTalk episode with Nina Munk.
Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University and the Millennium Villages Project talks with EconTalk host about poverty in Africa and the efforts of the Millennium Villages Project to fight hunger, disease, and illiteracy. The project tries to achieve the Millennium...