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Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2008, Regional: Higher Education and Development
By Justin Yifu Lin (editor) and Boris Pleskovic (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher World Bank
Publication date September 15, 2008
Pages 285
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780821371237
ISBN-10 0821371231
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Original list price $28.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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With Boris Pleskovic (other contributor) | from World Bank (September 15, 2008)
9780821371237 | details & prices | 285 pages | 7.00 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $28.00
About: 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.

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