Daniel McFadden

Daniel L. McFadden (* 29. July 1937 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American economist.

Daniel L. McFadden received the Nobelpreis for economic science for the development in the year 2000 together with James Heckman from theories and methods to the analysis of discrete choice decisions. With its theories choice decisions can the behavior in the traffic be explained and plausibly. Its special field is the Ökonometrie, a research range between economics and statistics.

Daniel L. McFadden had from 1966 - 1969 a Professur at the California university in Berkeley, at which he was from 1969 to 1979 a professor for economic science. From 1978 to 1991 he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge (Massachusetts). Since 1990 he is a professor in Berkeley.

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