Dean of Social Sciences
Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences A. Michael Spence to discuss “The Multiple Challenges to Achieving Shared Prosperity and Political/Social Cohesion Across the Globe: A Time of Expanded Opportunities and Heightened Risks”
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
to 6:30 PM
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas, USA
Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences A. Michael Spence to
discuss “The Multiple Challenges to Achieving Shared Prosperity and Political/Social Cohesion Across the Globe: A Time of Expanded Opportunities and Heightened Risks”
The Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics (RISE) and the Office of the President are pleased to welcome Professor A. Michael Spence, a Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and expert in economic policy emerging markets.
Tuesday, March 28
Lecture at 5 p.m.
Reception at 6:30 p.m.
Duncan Hall, Rice University
Admission to the lecture and reception is free of charge; however, space is limited and we ask that you kindly RSVP.
There is no reserved seating for the event, so an early arrival is recommended.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
The Nobel Laureate Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Doyle Arnold ’70.
A. Michael Spence is the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Professor Spence's research focuses on economic policy in emerging markets, the economics of information and the impact of leadership on economic growth. He shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 with George A. Akerlof and Joseph E. Stiglitz. He was also awarded the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economics Association in 1981. Professor Spence 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. See more at his NYU faculty profile.
Paid parking will be available in the Central Campus Garage. For more information regarding parking, please visit parking.rice.edu.
Open to the Public