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 Francois Bourguignon; keynote addresses by Francois 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-Ake 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.
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 612 g
Dimensions: 251 x 175 x 23 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.