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    • Building the New American Economy

    • Smart, Fair, and Sustainable
    • By: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Bernie Sanders - foreward
    • Narrated by: Rudy Sanda
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    With a nation seemingly more divided than ever, many worry that Americans risk losing ground on solving the complex, interrelated problems the country faces - including rising inequality, the specter of climate change, astronomical health care costs, and economic stagnation. The renowned economist Jeffrey D. Sachs offers a practical approach to move America toward a new consensus: sustainable development.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If only....

    • By Baboo on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Age of Sustainable Development

    • By: Jeffrey D. Sachs
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Based on Sachs' 14 years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and as special advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and a clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audible skips too much

    • By RI in Canada on 10-09-16

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The End of Poverty

    • Economic Possibilities for Our Time
    • By: Jeffrey Sachs
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hilgartner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 164
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
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      4 out of 5 stars 90

    This landmark exploration of prosperity and poverty distills the life work of an economist Time calls one of the world's 100 most influential people. Sachs's aim is nothing less than to deliver a big picture of how societies emerge from poverty. To do so he takes listeners in his footsteps, explaining his work in Bolivia, Russia, India, China, and Africa.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Call for Africa

    • By Mr Conway on 08-03-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Price of Civilization

    • Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
    • By: Jeffrey D. Sachs
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
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      4 out of 5 stars 78
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      4 out of 5 stars 76

    The Price of Civilization is the blueprint for America’s economic recovery. It is also the story of how America can and must restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity. As he has done in dozens of countries around the world in the midst of economic crisis, Sachs turns his unique diagnostic skills to what ails the American economy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dark yet enlightening

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Common Wealth

    • Economics for a Crowded Planet
    • By: Jeffrey D. Sachs
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hilgartner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    From one of the world's greatest economic minds, author of the New York Times best seller The End of Poverty, a clear and vivid map of the road to sustainable and equitable global prosperity - and an augury of the global economic collapse that lies ahead if we don't follow it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book!

    • By Qi Han on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $31.50