Week 1: Prof. Jeffrey Sachs
Sachs, J. D., Schmidt-Traub, G., Mazzucato, M., Messner, D., Nakicenovic, N., & Rockström, J. (2019). Six transformations to achieve the sustainable development goals. Nature Sustainability, 2(9), 805-814.
United Nations (2015). Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network (2020). The Sustainable Development Goals and Covid-19. (The 2020 SDG Index and Dashboards Report).
Sachs, J. D. (2015). The Age of Sustainable Development. Columbia University Press.
Sachs, Jeffrey D. (2005). The End of Poverty. New York: Penguin Press.
[Chapters 2 and 3]
Acemoglu D. and Robinson J.A. (2013). “Economics versus politics: pitfalls of policy advice.” Journal of Economic Perspectives. 27, 2:173–92.
Chambers, Robert (1995). “Poverty and Livelihood: Whose reality counts?” Environment and Urbanization, 7: 173.
European Commission. (2020). Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the European Council, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions.