Michael Spence (NYU Stern School)
A. Michael Spence is the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & 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 "for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information." He was also awarded the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economics Association in 1981. He 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
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