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Spence, Michael 1943-

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Works: 84 works in 230 publications in 6 languages and 6,542 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HD82, 338.9
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The next convergence : the future of economic growth in a multispeed world by Michael Spence( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers insight into how to sustain growth in advanced and developing countries, explains how the living standard gaps between the West and the rest of the world occurred, and addresses key challenges in the areas of governance, international coordination, and ecological sustainability
Competition in the open economy : a model applied to Canada by Richard E Caves( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Competition in the investment banking industry by Samuel L Hayes( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Japanese and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International competitiveness( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Market signaling : informational transfer in hiring and related screening processes by Michael Spence( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating and capturing value : perspectives and cases on electronic commerce by Garth Saloner( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Creating and Capturing Value: Perspectives and Cases on Electronic Commerce introduces the reader to the dynamic world of e-commerce. The book consists of two sections. The first is "Perspectives" which provides an overview of important issues in electronic commerce such as the technologies that preceded the Internet and how the new technologies are changing the landscape. The second is "Cases", which features 22 cases developed at Stanford University. These cases present a real-world context, as well as a wealth of information about technologies, industries, issues, firms, strategies, and organizational structures."--Jacket
Urbanization and growth by Michael Spence( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is productivity higher in cities? Does urbanization cause growth or does growth cause urbanization? Do countries achieve rapid growth or high incomes without urbanization? How can policy makers reap the benefits of urbanization without paying too high a cost? Does supporting urbanization imply neglecting rural areas? Why do so few governments welcome urbanization? What should governments do to improve housing conditions in cities as they urbanize? Are innovations in housing finance a blessing or a curse for developing countries? How will governments finance the trillions of dollars of infrastructure spending needed for cities in developing countries? First in a series of thematic volumes, this book was prepared for the Commission on Growth and Development to evaluate the state of knowledge of the relationship between urbanization and economic growth. It does not pretend to provide all the answers, but it does identify insights and policy levers to help countries make urbanization work as part of a national growth strategy. Written by prominent academics in their fields, Urbanization and Growth seeks to create a better understanding of the role of urbanization in growth and to inform policy makers tackling the formidable challenges it poses
Globalization and growth implications for a post-crisis world by Michael Spence( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commission on growth and development was established in April 2006 as a response to two observations. While the author felt that the benefits of growth were not fully appreciated, the author recognized that the causes of growth were not fully understood. Growth is often overlooked and underrated as an instrument for tackling the world's most pressing problems, such as poverty, illiteracy, income inequality, unemployment, and pollution. At the same time, understanding of economic growth is less definitive than commonly thought, even though advice sometimes has been given to developing countries with greater confidence than perhaps the state of our knowledge will justify. Consequently, the commission's mandate was to 'take stock of the state of theoretical and empirical knowledge on economic growth with a view to drawing implications for policy for the current and next generation of policy makers.' This mandate has even more significance in the aftermath of the financial and economic crisis of 2008. As developing countries seek to repair the damage to their economies and to re-launch themselves on a sustained high-growth path, there has never been a greater need for fresh new ideas and approaches to achieving sustained high growth. There has been no dearth of commentary about what the crisis may mean, but in reality, until the bottom has been reached and the path to recovery is clear, it will be difficult to draw general lessons for the future. This collection of essays encompasses a variety of viewpoints and covers both medium- and long-term policy issues. It is said that more textbooks have become obsolete in 2009 than in any year since the great depression. As a corollary, much has been written that is worth reviewing in a volume on globalization. The papers look at the issue of globalization from diverse points of view and add insights and perspective to the recommendations of the growth report
Leadership and growth by David Brady( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book reviews Nigeria's growth performance and its impact on the labor market and proposes a growth strategy aimed at further accelerating growth and enhancing the growth elasticity of employment. The growth strategy rests on three pillars: Targeted interventions to address binding constraints in value chains with high growth and employment potential. These binding constraints include poor physical infrastructure and investment climate, lack of access to finance, pervasive skills gaps, and restrictive trade policies. Successful interventions in these value chains need to be designed based on an assessment of what is most relevant, feasible, cost-effective and provides the greatest near and medium-term benefits. To be effective, these interventions should emanate from a dialogue with the private sector and allow for swift correction and suitable governance arrangements. Comprehensive reform of the technical and vocational education system: This will be needed not only to create conditions for more rapid growth, but also to combat youth unemployment. Private sector-led approaches to improved vocational training, where the government plays the role of standardizing curricula and accrediting programs, are the most promising route for reform. Trade policy reform. Import bans and high tariff barriers substantially increase the cost of doing business in value chains with high employment potential. Further trade liberalization will be essential to allow a restructuring of the economy towards sectors where Nigeria is globally competitive
Equity and growth in a globalizing world by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equity within and between nations / Ravi Kanbur and Michael Spence -- The millennium development goals : an assessment / François Bourguignon ... [et al.] -- Globalization, growth, and distribution : framing the questions / Ravi Kanbur -- Investment efficiency and the distribution of wealth / Abhijit V. Banerjee -- Gender equality, poverty reduction, and growth : a Copernican quest / Andrew Morrison, Dhushyanth Raju, and Nistha Sinha -- Inequality of opportunity for education : Turkey / Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Jérémie Gignoux -- The (indispensable) middle class in developing countries / Nancy Birdsall -- Outlining a research agenda on the links between globalization and poverty / Ann Harrison and Margaret McMillan -- Global wage inequality and the international flow of migrants / Mark R. Rosenzweig -- International migration and development / Gordon H. Hanson -- The cliff at the border / Lant Pritchett
Health and growth( Book )

15 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book containes a series of "state of the art" essays on topics related to health and growth. The Commission on Growth and Development (CGD)--in preparing its own Growth Report--wished to take stock of the current state of knowledge and understanding of economic growth, and thus commissioned a series of essays on a range of thematic areas. One such area is health. The following questions are discussed in the book:Does investing in health raise economic growth? Can governments achieve rapid growth or high incomes without investing in health? What are the options and benefits of different an
James A. Mirrlees, William S. Vickrey, George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz by Howard R Vane( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entry, conduct, and regulation in professional markets : a working paper by Michael Spence( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public lectures delivered by Professor A. Michael Spence : Lee Kuan Yew distinguished visitor, 22nd-28th March 1999 by Michael Spence( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in canadian industrial organization - a technical report by Canada( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cost reduction, competition, and industry performance by Michael Spence( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Market signalling: the informational structure of job markets and related phenomena by Michael Spence( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertical integration and different inputs by Michael E Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the crisis : leading economists reassess economic policy by Joseph E Stiglitz( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prominent economists reconsider the fundamentals of economic policy for a post-crisis world
 
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The next convergence : the future of economic growth in a multispeed world
Alternative Names
A. Michael Spence

A. Michael Spence amerikansk økonom

A. Michael Spence US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler

Andrew Michael Spence

Maykl Spens

Michael Spence Amerikaans econoom

Michael Spence amerikansk ekonom

Michael Spence amerikansk økonom

Michael Spence economista statunitense

Michael Spence ekonomista amerykański, noblista

Spence, A. M. 1943-

Spence, A. Michael.

Spence, A. Michael 1943-

Spence, A. Michael (Andrew Michael), 1943-

Spence, Andrew M. 1943-

Spence, Andrew Michael.

Spence, Andrew Michael 1943-

Spence, Michael 1943-

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Мајкл Спенс канадски економист

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מייקל ספנס

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مایکل اسپنس اقتصاددان آمریکایی

میخائل سپنس

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スペンス, マイケル

マイケル・スペンス

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迈克尔·斯彭斯

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Competition in the open economy : a model applied to CanadaCompetition in the investment banking industryCreating and capturing value : perspectives and cases on electronic commerceUrbanization and growthGlobalization and growth implications for a post-crisis worldLeadership and growthEquity and growth in a globalizing worldHealth and growthJames A. Mirrlees, William S. Vickrey, George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz