Recent Media

“What Americans can learn from Northern Ireland: Walls make bad neighbors,” with Joseph M. Brown, America: The Jesuit Review, October 2, 2019.

“Northern Ireland’s Troubles began 50 years ago. Here’s why they were so violent,” with Joseph Brown, The Washington Post – Monkey Cage, August 22, 2019.

“The benefits of taxing cigarettes in middle income countries” Editorial with Thomas E. Novotny. BMJ 2018, April 2018

“Malaria: The Cost of Making the Poor Pay,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs and Awash Teklehaimanot,, October 31, 2005.

“Time for Chile’s Next Step in Economic Development,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs, Business Chile, November 2004. [Spanish version here

Hitting the ground running on sustainable policy Dec 21, 2020 | The SDG Policy Initiative and its partners lay out a new framework for the world to meet carbon neutrality goals, with a focus on leaving no one behind

UC San Diego Plays Key Role in United Nations Initiative to Improve Human Welfare  Dec. 6, 2018 | Campus is host to U.S. Sustainable Development Solutions Network that launched in 2018.

Office hours: Professor Gordon McCord  March 22, 2018 | School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego

Linked in Latin America   July 17, 2017 | Under the leadership of Assistant Professor Gordon McCord, GPS bolsters its Latin American connections with a second student exchange program in Chile.

Interdisciplinary intellect  July 14, 2015 | A glimpse into Assistant Professor Gordon McCord’s academic and professional backstory, plus who guided him along the way.

GPS China scholars build ties in Chile  Oct. 26, 2015 | Professor Gordon McCord assembles team of GPS colleagues to lend China knowledge, build scholarly ties in Chile.

GPS Interview  August 3, 2015 | School of Global Policy and Strate