The George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Booth School of Business and the Law School (at Chicago since 1984). Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986.

Recent Research

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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