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James Heckman

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James Heckman
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Born
James Joseph Heckman

(1944-04-19) April 19, 1944 (age 77)
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
University of Southern California
University of Chicago Law School
Columbia University
FieldMicroeconomics
School or
tradition
Chicago School of Economics
Alma materPrinceton University (Ph.D.)
Colorado College (B.A.)
Doctoral
advisor
Harry H. Kelejian
Stanley Warren Black
Doctoral
students
Carolyn Heinrich
George Borjas
Stephen Cameron
Mark Rosenzweig
Russ Roberts
InfluencesAlbert Rees
Gary Becker
Jacob Mincer
ContributionsHeckman correction
AwardsJohn Bates Clark Medal (1983)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2000)
Frisch Medal (2014)

James Joseph Heckman (born April 19, 1944) is an American economist. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2000. He works at the University of Chicago.[1] He is Co-Director of Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) Global Working Group.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Professor James Heckman".
  2. "Prof. Heckman's University of Chicago Department of Economics Profile".