2000
James J Heckman
Picture
(1949 - 0)
Nationality
USA
Area of specialisation
Econometrics
Price Motivation
For his development of theory and methods for analysing selective samples
Affiliation at the time of Award
University Of Chicago.
CONTRIBUTION
Developed methods for handling selective samples in a statistically satisfactory way. He also showed how similar methods can be used to evaluate the effect of public labour market programmes and educational programmes, and to estimate the effect of length of unemployment on the probability of getting a job.
PUBLICATIONS
1, Dynamic Treatment Effects. 2, The Economic Of Human Development & Social Mobility (2014). 3, Forecasting and measuring skills: Interventions that improve character and cognition (2014).