James Heckman

James Heckman
  • Henry Schulz Professor, Department of Economics and Director, Social Program Evaluation
    The University of Chicago

BA in Mathematics, Colorado College; 1969, MA and 1971, PhD in Economics, Princeton University. 1970-73, Lecturer/Associate Professor, Columbia University. Since 1973, with University of Chicago. 1988-90, with Yale University. Member: National Academy of Sciences; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Fellow, Econometric Society. Author of numerous articles in labour economics, economics of discrimination, public sector economics, economics of bureaucracy, cost-benefit analysis and the evaluation of social programmes and econometrics. Recipient of awards, including Nobel Memorial Prize (2000).