A while ago I wrote a blog entitled Has Jeffrey Sachs been reading Treasure Islands? Well, now I know the answer: the world famous economist has read it. He spoke about it at a conference in Paris recently, and someone who has just watched the video sent me this transcript
And, by the way, while I shamelessly plug my own book, I want to plug someone else’s as well. I’m sure everybody knows it, but the book by Nick Shaxson, last year… on... Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World is… [[PAUSE FOR APPLAUSE]]… it is really an utterly superb book, so well done.
Blatant self-promotion, I know, but I do like to do everything I can to promote sales and raise awareness.
Update: the quote is at 49:30 on the Jeffrey Sachs video here.