Human Capital and Economic Opportunity


  1. James Heckman honored for his research on poverty

    Feb 23, 2016

    Nobel laureate James Heckman is one of this year’s recipients of the Dan David Prize, an international honor which encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research, for his scholarship on poverty.

  2. Creating Flourishing Lives: The Dynamics of Capability Formation

    Sep 16, 2015

    Professor Heckman was invited to speak at the HDCA 2015 Conference as the keynote speaker for the Amartya Sen Lecture. The presentation offered recent research on the economics of creating flourishing lives, discussing the importance of cognitive skills, character skills and health.