Nobel Laureate Michael Spence delivers the 2012 Arnold C. Harberger Lecture
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Anderson Complex - Entrepreneur Hall C315
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Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended, and can be completed on the Burkle Center website.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations proudly presents the 2012 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development featuring Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate and professor of Economics at New York University.
Professor Spence, whose scholarship focuses on economic policy in emerging markets, the economics of information, and the impact of leadership on economic growth, was chairman of the independent Commission on Growth and Development (2006-2010), a global policy group focused on strategies for producing rapid and sustainable economic growth, and reducing poverty.
A Rhodes Scholar and the recipient of many honors and awards, Professor Spence was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 and the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association in 1981. He is the author of three books and 50 articles, and is a member of the American Economic Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometric Society.