Jeffrey D. Sachs is a university professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, and president of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He is also an academician of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

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Why the 'Economy of Francesco' can develop a new economics and create a better world

Commentary: Why would young people want and need a new economics? Isn't the market system doing just fine? Not in Pope Francis' view, nor that of the world's young people. And we agree.