Gary Becker

Gary Becker

American eonomist
Human capital analysis starts with the assumption that individuals decide on their education, training, medical care, and other additions to knowledge and health by weighing the benefits and costs. Benefits include cultural and other non-monetary gains along with improvement in earnings and occupations, while costs usually depend mainly on the foregone value of the time spent on these investments.More Gary Becker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was not sympathetic to the assumption that criminals had radically different motivations from everyone else.More Gary Becker quotes [10/12/2011 10:10:22]
The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families, but also those in other cultures and the changes in family structure during the past several centuries.More Gary Becker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Along with others, I have tried to pry economists away from narrow assumptions about self interest. Behavior is driven by a much richer set of values and preferences.More Gary Becker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?More Gary Becker quotes [10/12/2011 10:10:41]

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