Michael Spence

Michael Spence

He is Chairman of the academic council of the Fung Global Institute. He serves on the boards of Genpact and Mercadolibre, and numerous private companies. He is a member of the board of directors of Stanford Management Company, and the International Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation. He is a Senior Advisor to Oak Hill Investment Management and a consultant to PIMCO. 
He was awarded the John Kenneth Galbraith Prize for excellence in teaching and the John Bates Clark medal for a “significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.” From 1984 to 1990, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Princeton University (1966), a BA/MA in Mathematics from Oxford University (1968), and a PhD in Economics from Harvard University (1972).

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