The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Booth School of Business and the Law School (at Chicago since 1984); John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 1997; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (1993).
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986.
Empirical analysis of inequality, unemployment, and relative wages; economics of growth and development; addiction; the economic value of improvements in health and longevity.
Fellow, Econometric Society, 1993; John Bates Clark Medal Winner, 1997; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1998; Fellow, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 2005.
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