James Heckman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Local instrumental variables and latent variable models for identifying and bounding treatment effects
    J J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:4730-4. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Skill formation and the economics of investing in disadvantaged children
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 312:1900-2. 2006
  3. pmc The economics, technology, and neuroscience of human capability formation
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13250-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Role of income and family influence on child outcomes
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:307-23. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the technology of skill formation
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1038:179-200. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application to treatments of breast cancer patients
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 16:1133-57. 2007
  7. pmc Economic, neurobiological, and behavioral perspectives on building America's future workforce
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10155-62. 2006

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Local instrumental variables and latent variable models for identifying and bounding treatment effects
    J J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:4730-4. 1999
    ..We show how this relationship can be used to identify the treatment parameters when they are identified and to bound the parameters when they are not identified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Skill formation and the economics of investing in disadvantaged children
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 312:1900-2. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes evidence on the effects of early environments on child, adolescent, and adult achievement. Life cycle skill formation is a dynamic process in which early inputs strongly affect the productivity of later inputs...
  3. pmc The economics, technology, and neuroscience of human capability formation
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13250-5. 2007
    ..A lifecycle investment framework is the foundation for understanding the origins of human inequality and for devising policies to reduce it...
  4. doi request reprint Role of income and family influence on child outcomes
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:307-23. 2008
    ..This chapter examines the role of income and family background in models of capability formation that explains a variety of findings established in the child development and child intervention literatures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the technology of skill formation
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1038:179-200. 2004
    ..This paper discusses recent advances in our understanding of differences in human abilities and skills, their sources, and their evolution over the lifecycle...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application to treatments of breast cancer patients
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 16:1133-57. 2007
    ..Our results reveal some of the advantages and limitations of conventional and alternative IV methods in estimating mean treatment effect parameters...
  7. pmc Economic, neurobiological, and behavioral perspectives on building America's future workforce
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10155-62. 2006
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Research Grants19

  1. Life-span Evolution of the Capabilities of Rhesus Monkeys
    James J Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Synthesizing and Interpreting the Evidence on Early Interventions
    James J Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Life-span Evolution of the Capabilities of Rhesus Monkeys
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Synthesizing and Interpreting the Evidence on Early Interventions
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. DETERMINANTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SCHOOLING AND ABILITIES
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It also examines the life cycle socioeconomic consequences of education and cognitive and non-cognitive abilities. New methods for studying life cycle processes are developed and applied. ..
  6. Synthesizing and Interpreting the Evidence on Early Interventions
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. CHILDREN AND FAMILIES: ECONOMICS
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We seek support to expand the set of tools used to identify policy counterfactuals under a variety of plausible behavioral assumptions and to use these tools to analyze GED recipiency. ..
  8. Synthesizing and Interpreting the Evidence on Early Interventions
    James Heckman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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