Robert Solow, Address to Eastern Michigan University Honors College, 1973

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Robert Solow, Address to Eastern Michigan University Honors College, 1973

Description

Robert Solow is an American economist particularly known for his work on the theory of economic growth that culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him. He is currently Emeritus Institute Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he has been a professor since 1949. He was awarded the John Bates Clark Award in 1961, the Nobel Memorial Award in Economic Sciences in 1981, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014. In this address to the graduates of the Eastern Michigan Honors College, Solow attempts to answer the question of how to pay forward our debt to the future, and how to ensure a stable and peaceful world for future generations. Following the address, Bruce Nelson presents students with outstanding academic records at EMU.

Creator

Solow, Robert

Date Created

1973-04-04

Subject

Robert Solow; Economics; free market; natural resources; anti-pollution policy; nuclear fusion; plastics industry; recycling; lolly-pops; Bruce Nelson

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https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/51

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Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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