James Heckman

1944 - Today

James Heckman

James Joseph Heckman (born 1944) is a Nobel Prize winning American economist who is currently at the University of Chicago, where he is The Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College; Professor at the Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies; Director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD); and Co-Director of Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) Global Working Group. He is also Professor of Law at the Law School, a senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In 2000, Heckman shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Daniel McFadden, for his pioneering work in econometrics and microeconomics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Heckman has received more than 226,182 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 151st most popular economist.

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Among economists, James Heckman ranks 151 out of 288Before him are Benedetto Cotrugli, Gustav von Schmoller, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, Frank Knight, Robert C. Merton, and Daniel Ellsberg. After him are Kenneth E. Boulding, Bengt Holmström, Alfred Weber, Jacques Attali, Michał Kalecki, and Raymond Barre.

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Among people born in 1944, James Heckman ranks 135Before him are Michelle Phillips, James Michel, Frank Oz, Robert C. Merton, John Entwistle, and John Densmore. After him are Agnes Baltsa, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, Michael Rosbash, Stockard Channing, and Herbert Wimmer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Heckman ranks 2,174 out of 12,171Before him are Johnston McCulley (1883), Cochise (1805), John Densmore (1944), Mike Powell (1963), Bob Gunton (1945), and Leslie White (1900). After him are Henry H. Arnold (1886), Barry Manilow (1943), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), Wes Anderson (1969), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), and Steve Carell (1962).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, James Heckman ranks 54Before him are Jeremy Rifkin (1945), Peter Diamond (1940), Daniel McFadden (1937), Frank Knight (1885), Robert C. Merton (1944), and Daniel Ellsberg (1931). After him are Roger Myerson (1951), Mancur Olson (1932), John Bates Clark (1847), Eric Maskin (1950), Paul Romer (1955), and Ben Bernanke (1953).