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Encyclopedia > Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer is a development economist and is currently the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University. His work focuses on the use of incentives, particularly the design of incentive mechanisms to encourage the development of vaccines for use in developing countries, and the use of randomized trials to evaluate interventions in the social sciences. He created the well known economic theory regarding skill complementarities, Kremer's O-Ring Theory of Economic Development. This Manual of Style has the simple purpose of making things easy to read by following a consistent format — it is a style guide. ... Kremer’s O-Ring Theory of Economic Development proposes that tasks of production must be executed proficienty together in order for any of them to be of high value. ...


Biblography

  • Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases, Princeton University Press (September 7, 2004)
  • Making Markets for Vaccines: Ideas to Action, Center for Global Development (May 2005)

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