Jeffrey Sachs

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Growth and Equality are Compatible

Profile: Jeffrey Sachs By Ooi Kee Beng [Penang Monthly, Dec 2012] Penang Institute held the fourth event in its “Penang in Asia” Lecture Series on 20th October 2012. The honoured speaker was Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs. PM Editor Dr Ooi Kee Beng managed to squeeze a jet-lagging Prof Jeffrey Sachs for an interview while they … Continue reading

Woo, the Lucky Economist

For some reason, Penang has produced many economists who have made substantial impact on the global stage. Prof Woo Wing Thye of Thean Teik Road is one of the foremost among them. As a young boy, he was curious about the outside world, and managed to clear his own path to the top, always helped … Continue reading