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Daniel McFadden
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Born (1937-07-29) July 29, 1937 (age 85)
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Known for Discrete choice
Awards John Bates Clark Medal (1975)
Frisch Medal (1986)
Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics (2000)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2000)
Scientific career
Fields Econometrics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley, MIT, University of Southern California
Doctoral advisor Leonid Hurwicz
Doctoral students
  • Walter Erwin Diewert
  • Axel Börsch-Supan
  • Jonathan Feinstein
  • Donald J. Harris
  • Hidehiko Ichimura [ja]
  • Fred Mannering
  • John Rust
  • Kenneth E. Train
  • Hal Varian
  • Clifford Winston

Daniel Little McFadden (born July 29, 1937) is an American econometrician. He won the 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with James Heckman. He won the prize "for his development of theory and methods for analyzing discrete choice".

He is the Presidential Professor of Health Economics at the University of Southern California and Professor of the Graduate School at University of California, Berkeley.

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