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John has a BA from Dartmouth College and a MA from Princeton University. He worked as an international economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1978-1981) and the World Health Organization (1981-1982). He directed IPS's Global Economy Project from 1983-1997. He is the co-author of 10 books and numerous articles on the global economy, including Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (2008, Paradigm Publishers), written with Robin Broad.
Why We Are Not Supporting Jeffrey Sachs to be World Bank President
March 16 - Even today, Sachs's approach to development remains top-down and formulaic.
What Do The New World Bank Statistics Really Tell Us?
March 15 - The statistics upon which most poverty elimination strategies are based are extremely misleading, and often steer experts toward the wrong solutions.
Occupy vs. the Global Race to the Bottom
February 22 - Incorporating corporate globalization into the Occupy analysis and agenda.