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Daniel McFadden

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Daniel McFadden
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Born (1937-07-29) July 29, 1937 (age 84)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
Known forDiscrete choice
AwardsJohn Bates Clark Medal (1975)
Frisch Medal (1986)
Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics (2000)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2000)
Scientific career
FieldsEconometrics
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley, MIT, University of Southern California
Doctoral advisorLeonid Hurwicz
Doctoral students

Daniel Little McFadden (born July 29, 1937) is an American econometrician. He won the 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with James Heckman. He won the prize "for his development of theory and methods for analyzing discrete choice".[1]

He is the Presidential Professor of Health Economics at the University of Southern California and Professor of the Graduate School at University of California, Berkeley.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2000". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved October 16, 2007.