Jeffrey Sachs Dinner
One of the world's leading economists, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, was the guest of honour at a dinner hosted by US Studies Centre chief executive Professor Geoffrey Garrett on 15 July 2008.
Professor Sachs noted that the US is facing enormous challenges, not only abroad in Iraq, Afghanistan and the war on terrorism but also at home regarding America's deepening economic slump. The necessity of responding immediately to these challenges will constrain the next president's capacity for global leadership in addressing pressing issues such as climate change, energy security, poverty reduction and human health.
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