Gary Becker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 2, 1930

Death Date

May 3, 2014

Age of Death

83 years

Profession

Teacher

The teacher Gary Becker died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his work in the fields of social and family economics, this University of Chicago professor received the 1992 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences as well as the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

With his first wife, Doria Slote, he raised daughters named Judy and Catherine. Following Slote’s 1970 death, he married Middle East historian Guity Nashat and became the stepfather of Michael and Cyrus Claffey.

Quotes

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A stronger yuan could lead to greater Chinese asset accumulation in the U.S. and elsewhere.

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Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types of punishment because they are more efficient. With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State.

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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.

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Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only the starting point of systematic analysis, for alone they do not yield many interesting implications.

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My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education.