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Private Notes on Gary Becker

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  • Heckman, James J.

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This paper celebrates the life and contributions of Gary Becker (1930-2014).

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  • Heckman, James J., 2014. "Private Notes on Gary Becker," IZA Discussion Papers 8200, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
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    1. Blinder, Alan S, 1974. "The Economics of Brushing Teeth," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 82(4), pages 887-891, July/Aug..
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    1. James J. Heckman, 2019. "The Race Between Demand and Supply: Tinbergen’s Pioneering Studies of Earnings Inequality," De Economist, Springer, vol. 167(3), pages 243-258, September.
    2. James J. Heckman, 2015. "Introduction to A Theory of the Allocation of Time by Gary Becker," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 0(583), pages 403-409, March.
    3. James J. Heckman, 2015. "Gary Becker: Model Economic Scientist," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(5), pages 74-79, May.

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    Keywords

    human capital; human behavior; lifetime contributions; tribute;
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    JEL classification:

    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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