Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2008, Regional: Higher Education and Development

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The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's leading scholars and development practitioners for a lively debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy.

The 19th conference was held in Beijing, China, January 16-17, 2007. The theme of the conference was higher education and development, which was divided ...

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Overview

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's leading scholars and development practitioners for a lively debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy.

The 19th conference was held in Beijing, China, January 16-17, 2007. The theme of the conference was higher education and development, which was divided into five topics: migration, private-public provision, financing, technological innovation, and labor markets in Asia.

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Introduction by Justin Yifu Lin and Boris Pleskovic; opening addresses by Wu Qidi and François Bourguignon; keynote addresses by François Bourguignon and F. Halsey Rogers, Min Weifang, and L. Alan Winters; papers by Pawan Agarwal, Nicholas Barr, Maryann Feldmann and Ian Stewart, Daniel Levy, Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Mark Rosenweig; and comments by Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro, Kai-Ming Cheng, Frederic Doquier, Fumio Kodama, Norman LaRocque, Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin, Patricia A. Sto Tomas, and Shahid Yusuf.

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Introduction Justin Yifu Lin Lin, Justin Yifu Boris Pleskovic Pleskovic, Boris 1

Opening Address Wu Qidi Wu, Qidi 9

Opening Address Francois Bourguignon Bourguignon, Francois 13

Keynote Address: Skilled Labor and the International Economy: Whence It Comes, Whither It Goes L. Alan Winters Winters, L. Alan 15

Keynote Address: Global Returns to Higher Education: Trends, Drivers, and Policy Responses Francois Bourguignon Bourguignon, Francois F. Halsey Rogers Rogers, F. Halsey 25

Keynote Address: Higher Education Financing in East Asia: Policy Implications for China Weifang Min Min, Weifang 41

Higher Education and Migration: Brain Drain and Sharing Skills in the Region

Higher Education and International Migration in Asia: Brain Circulation Mark R. Rosenzweig Rosenzweig, Mark R. 59

Comments Frederic Docquier Docquier, Frederic Patricia Sto Tomas Tomas, Patricia Sto 85

Private-Public Provision of Higher Education

Intersectoral Interfaces in Higher Education Development: Private and Public in Sync? Daniel C. Levy Levy, Daniel C. 101

Comments Kai-ming Cheng Cheng, Kai-ming Norman LaRocque LaRocque, Norman 125

Financing Higher Education

Financing Higher Education: Lessons from Developed Economies, Options for Developing Economies Nicholas Ban Ban, Nicholas 143

Technological Innovation: Linkages between Universities and Industry

Wellsprings of Modern Economic Growth: Higher Education, Innovation, and Local Economic Development Maryann P. Feldman Feldman, Maryann P. Ian I. Stewart Stewart, Ian I. 177

Higher Education, Innovation, and Economic Development Bengt-Ake Lundvall Lundvall, Bengt-Ake 201

Comments Fumio KodamaKodama, Fumio Shahid Yusuf Yusuf, Shahid 229

Higher Education and Labor Markets in Asia

Higher Education and the Labor Market in India Pawan Agarwal Agarwal, Pawan 245

Comments Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro Brodjonegoro, Satryo Soemantri Sharifah Hapsah Shahabudin Shahabudin, Sharifah Hapsah 273

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