Michael Spence

Type: Person
Name: Michael Spence
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Illegal and unconstitutional practices

The police and acting Commissioner Glenmore Hinds must note that he and his men cannot solve crime by illegal or unconstitutional practices, and he must make the Jamaican people and the world become aware that he is about to start on a good, lawful and ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New Dean appointed in the Faculty of Education and Social Work

21 August 2014The University of Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Diane Mayer as Dean of the Faculty of Education and Social Work.A distinguished scholar in teacher education, Professor Mayer is currently a Pro Vice-Chancellor ... [Published The University of Sydney - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Students protest education changes, burn Pyne effigy

About 600 students took to Sydney’s streets on Wednesday afternoon to protest the Abbott government’s proposed changes to higher education.But the protesters also took aim at Treasurer Joe Hockey’s comment last week that ‘poor people don’t drive’, saying ... [Published WA Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

In Search of Convergence

CAMBRIDGE – One puzzle of the world economy is that for 200 years, the world’s rich countries grew faster than poorer countries, a process aptly described by Lant Pritchett as  “Divergence, Big Time.”  When Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations in 1776, ... [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 5 reports

Uni defends investment in Whitehaven Coal

UNIVERSITY of Sydney has hit back at claims it should dump its investment in Whitehaven Coal, after Greenpeace claimed it has a $1 million stake in the mining business. Greenpeace chief executive David Ritter slammed both the university and the coal company ... [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - Local - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

No more arrests for 'badwud' and 'likkle' weed

Dear Editor,"Once identification is verified, the person should be granted bail on his or her own recognisance," the National Security Minister Peter Bunting said.Why all this convolution? Just do not arrest the people. Most youth out there will not have ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sydney University's $1m investment in Whitehaven coal mine unethical, community groups say

Related Story: New staff on site at Maules CreekSydney University has come under fire for investing $1 million in a mining company at the centre of a controversial coal mine in the state's north-west.Whitehaven Coal has faced strong opposition from local ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

John Joseph Egan Jr.

10:24 PM EDT , age 99, of New Britain died peacefully at home after a short illness on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. John was born in New Britain the son of the late John Joseph Egan Sr. and Nellie (Boyce) Egan. He attended local schools including St. Mary ... [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Politics-proof economies?

But, as a recent analysis has shown, there is little correlation between a country’s relative economic performance in several dimensions and how functional its government is. In fact, in the six years since the global financial crisis erupted, the US ... [Published Economia - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The University joins Australia's celebration of science

14 August 2014The Sleek Geeks take a mass selfie at Sydney Town Hall with Nathan Hope, the man who coined the term 'selfie'.A crowd of science enthusiasts joined the University of Sydney's Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and its sleek geeks Dr Karl ... [Published The University of Sydney - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Ideas Are Scarce Inputs of New Labor Market: Spence

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Spence, professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the new dynamics of the labor market as workers struggle with the new skills demanded by digital technology. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”The israeli government ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Markets Haven’t Figured Out Economic Danger: Spence

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Spence, professor at NYU Stern School of Business, and Josh Rosner, managing director at Graham Fisher and Company, discuss yesterday’s market selloff and the global risks that brought us to this point. They speak on "Bloomberg ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 01 2014]

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"professor mayer will bring more than 20 years of experience in university leadership to this role, having worked at institutions such as the university of california at berkeley and the university of queensland. we are thrilled that she will be joining the university of sydney as the dean of education and social work" said Dr Spence

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Illegal and unconstitutional practices [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 10 hours ago]
New Dean appointed in the Faculty of Education ... [Published The University of Sydney - 11 hours ago]
UN Grabs for the Internet: CFR, Chatham House L... [Published New American - Aug 20 2014]
In Search of Convergence [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 20 2014]
Students protest education changes, burn Pyne e... [Published WA Today - Aug 20 2014]
Uni defends investment in Whitehaven Coal [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - Local - Aug 20 2014]
No more arrests for 'badwud' and 'likkle' weed [Published Jamaica Observer - Aug 19 2014]
Sydney University urged to divest from Whitehav... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 19 2014]
Sydney Uni reputation damaged by coal mine funding [Published Australian Greens - Aug 19 2014]
5 things you need to know about Sydney University [Published Greenpeace Australia Pacific - Aug 19 2014]
John Joseph Egan Jr. [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Aug 19 2014]
Sydney Uni attacked over shares [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Greenpeace calls on Sydney University to dump M... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Sydney University's $1m investment in Whitehave... [Published ABC Online - Aug 19 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Not Doing Stupid Sh*t in Iraq [Published Huffington Post - Aug 16 2014]
Politics-proof economies? [Published Economia - Aug 15 2014]
The University joins Australia's celebration of... [Published The University of Sydney - Aug 14 2014]
A Great Breakdown? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 12 2014]
How to view Xi's crackdown on corruption? [Published QFinance - Aug 12 2014]
A Great Breakdown? [Published Mareeg News Online - Aug 12 2014]
A Great Breakdown? [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 11 2014]
G20 must save the WTO, among other things... [Published The Interpreter - Aug 11 2014]
thorny problem for the G20 [Published The Interpreter - Aug 09 2014]
Musical giant Peter Sculthorpe dies at 85 [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 09 2014]
Weekend Roundup: America's Top Strategic Priori... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 08 2014]
Insurance Premium Is People’s Savings, Protect It [Published Peoples Democracy.in - Aug 08 2014]
VersaCold Logistics Services appoints new Vice ... [Published Canadian Transportation Logistics - Aug 08 2014]
Sydney Uni Staff, Students, Alumni Win Historic... [Published New Matilda - Aug 06 2014]
Regional security deficits threaten economic gr... [Published Japan Times - Aug 04 2014]
Last Chance for Border Bill: Surveillance (08/01) [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 02 2014]
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A Great Breakdown? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 12 2014]
This month – the centenary of the outbreak of World War I – is an opportune time to reflect on big risks. As Michael Spence recently warned, the international order’s widening  security deficit , reflecting the weakening of whatever global governance ...
Argentina’s Default Adding Fuel to Fire: Rosner [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Aug 01 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWDCEv5o5Ak&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Argentina’s Default Adding Fuel to Fire: Rosner Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Josh Rosner, managing director at ...
'Will Automation Take Our Jobs?' [Published Economist's View - Jul 22 2014]
Running late today -- two very quick ones. First, from Scientific American: Will Automation Take Our Jobs? : Last fall economist Carl Benedikt Frey and information engineer Michael A. Osborne, both at the University of Oxford, published a study estimating ...
[tt] [tp] Tech unemployment impact on developin... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 08 2014]
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141531/erik-brynjolfsson-andrew-mcafee-and-michael-spence/new-world-order New World OrderLabor, Capital, and Ideas in the Power Law EconomyBy Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee, and Michael SpenceFROM OUR JULY/AUGUST ...
Noted for Lunchtime on June 18, 2014 [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 18 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Afternoon Must-Read: John Fernald: Productivity and Potential Output Before, During, and After the Great Recession |Washington Center for Equitable Growth Morning Must-Read: Mike Konczal: Neoliberal vs. ...
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