Michael Spence

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Name: Michael Spence
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

University of Sydney rises in global university rankings

16 September 2014The University of Sydney has again been named in the top 50 universities in the world, with a formal ranking of 37 in the latest QS World University Rankings.The result confirms Sydney’s place among the world’s leading research and educational ... [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Asian drama

One of the most sobering lessons from development economics is that it is far easier for a country to get on the path of rapid growth than it is to stay the course all the way out of mass poverty.In 2004, Harvard economists Ricardo Hausmann , Lant Pritchett ... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brave shop assistant refuses to hand over cash after being held at knife point by would-be Post Office robber

A SHOP assistant was held at knife point by a would-be robber who tried to raid a post office.Michael Spence was confronted by the man demanding money at the Hampden Park shop in Rosebery Avenue, Eastbourne just after midday yesterday.Brave Mr Spence ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

40 years of Australia's engagement with ASEAN

12 September 2014This year marks 40 years of relations between Australia and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN). Today the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre hosted the 2014 ASEAN forum to celebrate the anniversary of Australias engagement with ... [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Harlined Australian Islamist banned from speaking at top university on the anniversary of September 11 terror attacks

An outspoken Australian Islamist has been banned from appearing at a Sydney University event on the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.Uthman Badar - the spokesperson for the Australian-based Islamsit group Hizb ut-Tahrir - was due to speak ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo

The BRICS served notice that they are now an economic alliance that poses a challenge to the global status quo during their last summit in Brazil in mid-July, when they inaugurated two path-breaking institutions intended to rival the U.S.- and European-dominated ... [Published Boston IMC - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Who’s on the move this week: September 8, 2014

Appointments, moves, promotions and changes in the supply chain sectorTopicsTagsJoe SammonVersaCold Logistics Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Sammon to the position of vice-president of engineering. As a member of the senior leadership ... [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fight deregulation for the good of society

Students protest fee deregulation in Sydney on August 20. Photo: Peter Boyle.Nick Riemer, senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, addressed a Town Hall meeting on August 25 on the proposed deregulation of fees at Australian universities. Riemer is ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Open day for university students, but not so open about fees

The prospect of university degrees more than doubling in price came as news to would-be students attending Saturday's open day for two of Sydney's biggest universities. The prospect of university degrees more than doubling in cost came as news to would-be ... [Published The Area News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sydney University calls investment review after coalmine protests

The Maules Creek coalmine development in the Leard State Forest, northern New South Wales. Photograph: Greenpeace/AAP The University of Sydney has announced a review of its investment policies and said it will suspend investments in coal, following an ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Sydney University creates waves with investment ban on coal

The University of Sydney has become the first institution of its type in Australia to halt further investments in coalmining, a move likely to send ripples through the funds industry.On Monday, the university said it had halted investments in Whitehaven ... [Published WA Today - Aug 26 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]

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The Asian drama [Published Livemint.com - Sep 16 2014]
Global Commission on Climate: “End fossil fuels... [Published Oil Change - Sep 16 2014]
Brave shop assistant refuses to hand over cash ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Sep 16 2014]
Climate change report: prevent damage by overha... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
University of Sydney rises in global university... [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 16 2014]
The BRICS and the Philippines [Published Focus on the Global South - Sep 15 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Obama's Quandary [Published Huffington Post - Sep 13 2014]
40 years of Australia's engagement with ASEAN [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 12 2014]
Harlined Australian Islamist banned from speaki... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 10 2014]
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo [Published Boston IMC - Sep 10 2014]
Math + Statistics = Great Beach Reading [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Sep 09 2014]
Who’s on the move this week: September 8, 2014 [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Sep 08 2014]
Library Change Proposal: response to open letter [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 08 2014]
Library Change Proposal: response to petition [Published The University of Sydney - Sep 08 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Putin Uses 21st Century Strate... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 05 2014]
Development and good governance in the spotligh... [Published New Europe - Sep 05 2014]
Good and Bad Inequality [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Sep 02 2014]
Nobel Warnings [Published Economist's View - Aug 30 2014]
Fight deregulation for the good of society [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 30 2014]
Open day for university students, but not so op... [Published The Area News - Aug 30 2014]
Sydney University meeting opposes cuts [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 30 2014]
Uni leaders say 'huge uncertainty' surrounds fe... [Published ABC Online - Aug 30 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Where in Hell Did ISIS Come From? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 29 2014]
'Integrating Women Has Become a Matter of Right... [Published Individual.com - Aug 29 2014]
Conditions good for continuous growth [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 29 2014]
Anniversary Issue [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
IMF-F&D Magazine's 50th Birthday Issue Looks at... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
Sydney University’s Report Card [Published Greenpeace Australia Pacific - Aug 28 2014]
Looming Ahead [Published IMF - Aug 27 2014]
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Global Commission on Climate: “End fossil fuels... [Published Oil Change - Sep 16 2014]
Next week, on the 23 September, the United Nations will hold its most important climate summit for years in New York, which will attended by some 125 heads of state. The New York gathering is seen as a crucial launch-pad for political action at ...
Nobel Warnings [Published Economist's View - Aug 30 2014]
I have interviews with Peter Diamond and Edmund Phelps available here and here , and an interview I did with Lars Hansen should be available later this week. All are from the Nobel Meetings in Economics at Lindau, Germany last week. But if you are ...
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 ...
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