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

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

by Justin Yifu Lin
     
 
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

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.

IN THIS VOLUME
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821371237
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
09/15/2008
Series:
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (Regional)
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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