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Gary Becker: Model Economic Scientist

James Heckman

No 8827, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: This paper presents Gary Becker's approach to conducting creative, empirically fruitful economic research. It describes the traits and methodology that made him such a productive and influential scholar.

Keywords: empirical economics; human capital; discrimination (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B31 D13 J13 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2015-02
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