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Big Shifts in the Global Economy

Grattan Institute

Monday, August 15, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (AEST)

Big Shifts in the Global Economy

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Michael Spence, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, will speak on Big Shifts in the Global Economy on Monday 15 August. Grattan Institute, in partnership with The University of Western Australia, is delighted to invite you to this exciting public lecture.

Professor Spence has just published The Next Convergence: the Future of Economic Growth, which examines how emerging economies are reshaping the global economy and the international order. Justin Yifu Lin, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, described it as one of the most profound analyses of the new world economy yet written, while Mohammed El-Erian, author of When Markets Collide, called it the best book he had read on today's epochal economic transformations.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Michael Spence is a Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business at New York University, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and was the chairman of the independent Commission on Growth and Development. Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences, he lives in California and Italy.


Monday 15 August 2011

Registration from 5:30 pm
Seminar 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Spot, Basement Theatre (Business and Economics Building)
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus

198 Berkeley St, Melbourne

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Faculty of Business and Economics Building, University of Melbourne
198 Berkeley St
Carlton, 3053

Monday, August 15, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (AEST)


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