Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Knowledge Pacific Conference Based Economy and Global Competition: Its Impact on Asia

03/28/2001 Taiwan
Lester Thurow, HM, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Economics and Management

About the Speaker(s): Lester Thurow has advised presidents and informed the American public on such critical issues as deficit reduction and unemployment for more than 30 years. He has been an economics columnist for many national and international publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, and Nikkei Business Japan, and published numerous best-selling books, of which Fortune Favors the Bold (HarperBusiness, 2003) is the latest. Thurow is Coordinator of MIT Asia-Pacific Initiatives, and Chairman of both the Technion Institute of Management and The Lemelson-MIT Awards Program. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University in 1962, where he received his M.A. and took first class honors in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. In 1964, he received a Ph.D.in Economics from Harvard University.

Host(s): Office of the President, Office of the President

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT World — special events and lectures

MIT World — special events and lectures

Category: Events | Updated almost 3 years ago

Created
December 12, 2011 19:15
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
2177 times

More from MIT World — special events and lectures

Three More For The Road

Three More For The Road

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:06:00 | 3267 views

The Mysterious Field of Engineering Systems

The Mysterious Field of Engineering...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:51:51 | 3740 views

Excellence is a Shared Path: Working Together for Justice and the Quality of Life

Excellence is a Shared Path: Workin...

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 8834 views

The Hydrogen Initiative: The Hydrogen Storage Challenge

The Hydrogen Initiative: The Hydrog...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:47 | 2547 views

Why is there No Class Warfare in the US? American Exceptionalism and Inequality

Why is there No Class Warfare in th...

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:17:00 | 1683 views

Housing the Lowest Income Americans: The Past, Present and Future of Public Housing

Housing the Lowest Income Americans...

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:43:58 | 1578 views