Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Prof. James Heckman Ulysses Lecture

In advance of Prof. James Heckman's keynote lecture at the IEA on the 26th April, it's worth noting that the following MP4 podcast lecture is available on the Geary website. Its from 7th June 2006 and was given by Prof. Heckman to mark the awarding of his UCD Ulysses Medal and his appointment as UCD Professor of Science and Society. The lecture is entitled ‘The Economics of Child Development’; Prof. Heckman talks about the importance of measuring non-cognitive ability (as discussed in a recent blog-post) at the beginning.

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