Michael Spence is a Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business at New York University, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and was the chairman of the independent Commission on Growth and Development. He is the author of The Next Convergence. Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences, he lives in California and Italy.
The Next Convergence
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011
With the British Industrial Revolution, part of the world's population started to experience extraordinary economic growth—leading to enormous...