Tag Archives: Jim Heckman

The Impact of the Work of Gary Becker

“It [economics] is judged ultimately by how well it helps us understand the world, and how well we can help improve it.” – Gary Becker

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Developments in Economics, 1950-1990

From Jim Heckman’s retrospective on Gary Becker:

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Links for Today: Heckman on Head Start and Mian & Sufi SF Fed paper

1. Heckman on early childhood education 2. Mian and Sufi: Aggregate Demand and State-Level Employment   

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