Michael Spence

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Name: Michael Spence
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Will Automation Take Our Jobs?'

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 ... [Published Economist's View - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for charity walk

A north-east cancer support charity is on the lookout for more than 300 marshals and volunteers for a charity walk.CLAN Cancer Support needs helpers for its popular walking event, which is being held next month.Participants will be able to take part in ... [Published Press and Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Behold! Uni Serfs Go Medieval To Block Higher Ed Reforms

It’s a desperate time for higher education in Australia. Facing the prospect of increased fees, ballooning debts, and cuts to welfare assistance, those fighting the deregulation of the sector have been turning to more creative, and sometimes desperate, ... [Published New Matilda - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Vice-Principal (Operations) for the University of Sydney

18 July 2014The University of Sydney today announced it had appointed Sara Watts, currently Chief Financial Officer for IBM Australia and New Zealand, as the University's first Vice-Principal (Operations).An alumna of the University, Sara has been at ... [Published The University of Sydney - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Holby City releases ‘summer preview’ video

Holby City bosses have teased some of the medical drama’s yet-to-air material in a summer preview video.The video – uploaded to the show’s official website – teases a myriad of upcoming story developments including the brief return of Hari Dhillon in ... [Published ATV Network Today - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

University of Sydney makes big takeover

Singapore: In a bid to ahead a major initiative towards the advancement of fertility research and treatment, the University of Sydney has announced a big take over. It said in an official statement that it had taken over 100 percent ownership of shares ... [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

USYD appoints equity director

The new director of equity and diversity role in the University of Sydney has been filled by Fiona Krautil.Krautil will drive the new Women in Leadership Strategy to improve the representation of equity groups in university professional and academic positions. ... [Published Campus Review - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Call for University of Sydney convocation to consider fee deregulation

A revolt inside the powerful ruling body of the University of Sydney is threatening to undermine the federal government’s proposal to allow an unprecedented rise in student fees.Several fellows of the Senate are petitioning university chancellor Belinda ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

On overpopulation

We give long-overdue space for a letter sent by Ching D. Aunario reacting to a letter published in my column last May 6, 2014.Here’s Aunario’s piece:“The letter quoted in the article mentioned that because of ‘overpopulation’ there is not much of the ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Transition or trend? Financial difference will be crucial issue

Workers set up scaffolding at a construction site in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. China should be disciplined about GDP growth as it transforms its pattern of economic growth, experts say. ZHANG HAIYAN/CHINA DAILY'Nation needs to be disciplined as it transforms' ... [Published Ecns.cn - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rebooting China

loading... Author: , Distinguished Visiting FellowJune 19, 2014Project SyndicateMILAN – Despite China's widely discussed economic slowdown, remains above 7%, implying little cause for alarm – at least for now. The question is whether the government's ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

University balks at clinical placement fees

Sydney Uni releases study showing trend would put healthcare workforce at risk. By Erin Mayo.Rising costs could threaten the future of clinical placements in healthcare education, a study from the University of Sydney has warned.Student Clinical Education ... [Published Campus Review - Jun 30 2014]

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"by combining research into the beginnings of life, fertility, conception, the foetus, pregnancy and birth with a clinical facility for reproductive technology services, this gift will enable us to deepen and broaden that research and to return australia to a position of world leadership in the field of assisted reproductive technologies" Dr Michael Spence, the University's Vice-Chancellor said

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Hearing delayed in HalloWayne theft case [Published Westland MI Observer - Jul 24 2014]
'Medieval' Campaign To Block Higher Ed Reforms ... [Published New Matilda - Jul 24 2014]
'Will Automation Take Our Jobs?' [Published Economist's View - Jul 22 2014]
Volunteers needed for charity walk [Published Press and Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Behold! Uni Serfs Go Medieval To Block Higher E... [Published New Matilda - Jul 21 2014]
New Vice-Principal (Operations) for the Univers... [Published The University of Sydney - Jul 18 2014]
Holby City releases ‘summer preview’ video [Published ATV Network Today - Jul 17 2014]
University of Sydney makes big takeover [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - Jul 16 2014]
USYD appoints equity director [Published Campus Review - Jul 14 2014]
Censure and Censorship: Academic Freedom and Pu... [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
Outsourcing may be helpful to some companies an... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Goodbye Post-War Era; Hello Pr... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
Tony Abbott's insult to Diggers is extraordinary [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 11 2014]
[tt] [tp] Tech unemployment impact on developin... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 08 2014]
Call for University of Sydney convocation to co... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 08 2014]
Here's Why We Should Fight the Dragon: A Reply ... [Published National Review - Jul 07 2014]
The Contest between Macro and Growth [Published EconomicPrincipals.com - Jul 06 2014]
Weekend Roundup: A Democratic Alliance to Conta... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
Problems with Risky Climate Projections [Published American Thinker - Jul 03 2014]
Gift transforms University's approach to fertil... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 03 2014]
On overpopulation [Published Philippine Star - Jul 02 2014]
Gift transforms University's approach to fertil... [Published The University of Sydney - Jul 02 2014]
Transition or trend? Financial difference will ... [Published Ecns.cn - Jul 01 2014]
Transition or trend? Financial difference will ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 01 2014]
Rebooting China [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jun 30 2014]
University balks at clinical placement fees [Published Campus Review - Jun 30 2014]
Weekend Roundup: America's Cult of Ignorance Is... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 27 2014]
Sounding the Alarm: Using Predictive Analytics ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 27 2014]
Spence family celebrates five generations [Published Anniston Star - Jun 24 2014]
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'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. ...
Noted for Lunchtime on June 18, 2014 [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 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. ...
Secondary Sources Asia: How Should China Ease M... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jun 06 2014]
A selection of economic news on Asia and emerging markets from around the Web. – How Should China Ease Monetary Policy ? There’s a growing inconsistency between China’s economic fundamentals and its monetary policy, which appears to be too tight,  ...
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