Michael Spence

Andrew Michael Spence (born November 7, 1943, Montclair, New Jersey) is a Canadian-American economist and Nobel laureate.[3]

Michael Spence
Spence in 2008
Born (1943-11-07) November 7, 1943 (age 77) [1]
NationalityUnited States
InstitutionHarvard University
Stanford University
SDA Bocconi School of Management
New York University
FieldMicroeconomics, labor economics
Alma materHarvard University, (Ph.D.)
University of Oxford, (B.A.)
Princeton University, (B.A.)
Doctoral
advisor
Kenneth Arrow[2]
Thomas Schelling[2]
InfluencesRichard Zeckhauser
ContributionsSignaling theory
AwardsJohn Bates Clark Medal (1981)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2001)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Spence is the William R. Berkley Professor in Economics and Business at the Stern School of Business at New York University, and the Philip H. Knight Professor of Management, Emeritus, and Dean, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.[4][5]

Together with George A. Akerlof and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Spence is a co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, "for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information."