Professor of Economics at University of Chicago
Human Capital, Family Economics, Economic Analysis of Crime, Discrimination, and Population.
1951, B. A., Princeton University
1953, M. A., University of Chicago
1955, Ph.D., University of Chicago
1957-1968, Professor, Columbia University
1968-present, Professor, Department of Economics, Department of sociology, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
1992, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
2005-Present Chang Jiang Scholar, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University
(1) Gary S. Becker (1957, 1971, 2nd ed.). The Economics of Discrimination. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
(2) Gary S. Becker (1964, 1993, 3rd ed.). Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with Special Reference to Education. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
(3) Gary S. Becker (1965) “A Theory of the Allocation of Time,” Economic Journal 75 (299) pp. 493-517.
(4) Gary Becker (1968). "Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach". The Journal of Political Economy 76 : pp. 169–217
(5) Gary Becker and H. Gregg Lewis (1973). "On the Interaction between the Quantity and Quality of Children". The Journal of Political Economy 81: pp. S279–S288
(6) Gary S. Becker (1974). "A Theory of Social Interactions," Journal of Political Economy, 82(6), pp. 1063-1093.
(7) Gary S. Becker and Gilbert Ghez (1975). The Allocation of Time and Goods Over the Life Cycle. New York, Columbia University Press.
(8) Gary S. Becker (1976). The Economic Approach to Human Behavior. University of Chicago Press.
(9) Gary Becker and George J. Stigler (1977). "De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum". The American Economic Review 67(2): pp. 76–90.
(10) Gary Becker (1983). "A Theory of Competition among Pressure Groups for Political Influence". The Quarterly Journal of Economics 98: 371-400.
(11) Gary Becker and Kevin M. Murphy (1988). "A Theory of Rational Addiction". The Journal of Political Economy 96: p. 675-700.
(12) Gary S. Becker (1991). A Treatise on the Family, Harvard University Press.
(13) Gary S. Becker (1992). "The Economic Way of Looking at Life" (Nobel Prize Lecture).
(14) Gary S. Becker, (1996), Accounting for Tastes, Harvard University Press.
(15) Gary S. Becker and Guity Nashat Becker (1997). The Economics of Life. McGraw-Hill. Popular essays in 9 parts by subject.
(16) Gary S. Becker and Kevin M. Murphy, (2001), Social Economics: Market Behavior in a Social Environment, Harvard University Press.