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The Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and COMPAS Keynote Address

Apr 4, 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and The Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS) present:

Jeffrey D. Sachs
Director of The Earth Institute
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development
Columbia University
Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General on Millennium Development Goals

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He has twice been named among Time magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. He was called by The New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world,” and by Time magazine “the world’s best known economist.” A recent survey by The Economist ranked Professor Sachs as among the world’s three most influential living economists of the past decade.

The Age of Sustainable Development
With Panelists

Professors Elena Irwin and Ian Sheldon
Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciencesbr> The Ohio State University

Moderator: Michael Neblo
Associate Professor of Political Science
Director, COMPAS
The Ohio State University

Friday, April 4, 2014
3-5 p.m.

Mershon Auditorium
The Ohio State University
1871 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43210

The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required.