James Heckman

James J. Heckman (* 19. April 1944 in Chicago) is an US-American economist. It buildup in a suburb of Denver, where it went also to the school. It received the Nobelpreis for economic science for the development in the year 2000 together with Daniel McFadden from theories and methods to the analysis of selective samples.


Heckman examined the decision behavior of persons , households and enterprises in the Mikroökonomie. It developed a simple procedure for the recognition and recovery of errors and misinterpretations of selection processes.

It wrote some work over the effect of social programs on society and economics.

Since 1973 he teaches at the University of Chicago.

work (selection)

  • Inequality in America: What Role for human Capital Policy?. J. Heckman and A. Krueger, eds. forthcoming WITH press. (2003.)
  • Evaluating human Capital Policy. Princeton University press. (2004)
  • Law and Employment: Lessons From Latin America and the Caribbean. University OF Chicago press. (2003)
  • Incentives in Government Bureaucracies: CAN Incentives in Bureaucracies Emulate Market Efficiency?. Brookings. (2004)

See also: List of economist, list of the Nobelpreisträger for economic science

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