James J. Heckman, ABF Research Professor, has published "The American Family in Black & White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality".
March 7, 2011, Faculty in the news
James J. Heckman, ABF Research Professor, has recently published "The American Family in Black & White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality" in Daedelus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
In addition to being a Senior Research Professor of the American Bar Foundation and the author of the forthcoming Hard Evidence on Soft Skills: The GED and the Problem of Soft Skills in America (with John Eric Humphries and Nicholas Mader), James J. Heckman has been a Fellow of the American Academy since 1985. He has recently been elected to the presidency of the Econometric Society. Heckman has been elected Second Vice-President, will become First Vice-President in 2012, and President in 2013. He is the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. He directs the Economics Research Center in the Department of Economics and the Center for Social Program Evaluation at the Harris School for Public Policy. In 2000, he received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
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