WU matters. WU talks. Inequality, Social Mobility, and Public Policy
The Rector’s Council of Vienna University of Economics and Business invites you to join us for a ceremony awarding the honorary degree of
Doctor Honoris Causa to
James J. Heckman
The honorary degree is being awarded in recognition of James J. Heckman’s extraordinary contributions to Vienna University of Economics and Business.
After the award ceremony, Professor James J. Heckman will be holding a lecture on "Inequality, Social Mobility, and Public Policy" as part of our WU matters. WU talks. lecture series.
January 16, 2017
Ceremonial Hall 1, LC building, Campus WU
|5:00 pm||OPENING WORDS|
Rector of Vienna University of Economics & Business
Petra E. Todd University of Pennsylvania
Alfred L. Cass Term Professor in Economics
|AWARD CEREMONY |
of the honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to
James J. Heckman
|6:00 pm|| WU MATTERS. WU TALKS.|
“Inequality, Social Mobility, and Public Policy”
A public lecture by Nobel Laureate James J. Heckman
James J. Heckman, University of Chicago
James J. Heckman is the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago and the founding director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development. In 2000, Heckman won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on the micro- econometrics of diversity and heterogeneity and for establish- ing a causal basis for public policy evaluation. He has published more than 300 articles and 9 books. This work has influenced both the scholarly literature and public policy.
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