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Visitors from Beijing Normal University
On September 22, CEHD hosted a distinguished group from Beijing Normal University. BNU President Qi Dong and colleagues met with CEHD director Professor James Heckman, CEHD researchers and high-level University of Chicago leadership to learn more about the Center and its research.
In Memoriam: Gary Becker 1930-2014
A conference, organized by James J. Heckman, Kevin Murphy (The University of Chicago), and Edward P. Lazear (Stanford University Graduate School of Business) was held at the University on October 30-31, 2014.
GED Book Talk "The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life"
The University of Chicago Press and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore are pleased to present a book talk by James J. Heckman about his recent publication, The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life.
How Can Schools Fix the "Mania" of Achievement Testing?
This interview from Chicago Magazine highlights Professor Heckman's recently published book, The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life. Below is an excerpt of the interview: