Charles F Manski

Northwestern University

Charles F Manski has been Board of Trustees Professor in Economics at Northwestern University since 1997.  He previously was a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1983–98), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1979–83), and Carnegie Mellon University (1973–80).  He received his BS and PhD in economics from MIT in 1970 and 1973.  Manski’s research spans econometrics, judgement and decision, and the analysis of social policy.  He is author of many books and has been editor of the Journal of Human Resources (1991–94), co-editor of the  Econometric Society Monograph Series (1983–88), member of the Editorial Board of the Annual Review of Economics (from 2007), and associate editor of the Annals of Applied Statistics (from 2006), Journal of Economic Perspectives (1986–89), Econometrica, (1980–88), the Journal of the American Statistical Association (1983–85, 2002–04), and Transportation Science (1978-84).  He has served as Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty (1988–91) and as Chair of the Board of Overseers of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (1994–98). At the National Research Council, he has been Chair of the Committee on Data and Research for Policy on Illegal Drugs (1998–2001) and a member of the Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications (2004–2007), the Committee on National Statistics (1996–2000), and the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (1992–98).  Manski is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, and an elected fellow of the Econometric Society, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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