Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: East Asian Financial Crisis

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"3 billion poor people need world's help." 20 March 2009. [Download as PDF]


The Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons for a Resilient Asia, (co-editor), MIT Press, 2000.

  • "A Reform Agenda for a Resilient Asia," (with Wing Thye Woo)
  • "Understanding the Asian Financial Crisis," (with Wing Thye Woo)

"The Onset of the East Asian Financial Crisis," with Steven Radelet, National Bureau of Economic Research volume Asian Crisis and International Solutions, Chapter 20, 1998.
Reprinted in Currency Crises, Paul Krugman (ed.) National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2000.


"Reflexiones sobre la crisis asiatica," with Wing Thye Woo in Internacionales Cuadernos del Ceri del Centro Espanol de Relaciones, No. 7, September 1999.

"Strengthening India's Strategy," with Nirupam Bajpai, The Economic Times, (ET Exclusive: Harvard Pundits Reset the Agenda) February 8, 1999.
(previously working paper "Strengthening India's Strategy for Economic Growth," with Nirupam Bajpai, HIID Development Discussion Paper no. 641, July 1998.) [Download paper as PDF file]

"Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for Egypt", Conference- Growth Beyond Stabilization: Prospects for Egypt, Egyptian Center for Economic Studies, February 1999.
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"The Asian Financial Crisis: What Happened and What is to be Done," with Wing Thye Woo, Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 253, January 1999.
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"The East Asian Financial Crisis: Diagnosis, Remedies, Prospects," with Steve Radelet, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Issue 1, 1998.
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"Toward a New Strategy for Asian Recovery," Singapore Straits-Times, 26 July 1998. [Download as PDF]

"Onset of the East Asian Financial Crisis," with Steven Radelet, presented at NBER Currency Crisis Conference and to US Agency for International Development, January 1998. 
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"The IMF: A Power unto Itself," Financial Times, December 11, 1997. [Download as PDF]

"International Monetary Failure? The IMF's prescriptions might actually make Asia's financial turmoil worse," Time, December 8, 1997. [Download as PDF]

"The Wrong Medicine for Asia," The New York Times, November 3, 1997. [Download as PDF]

"POINT: Jeffrey Sachs says Asia's miracle is still alive," Time, September 29, 1997.


"On the tigers' trail, - Sachs on Competitiveness," Worldlink, November/December 1996.

"Lessons from Asia," Central European Economic Review, vol 4, no. 3, April 1996.