Apply for HCEO's 2021 Dissertation Prize on inequality

The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group is now accepting applications for our doctoral dissertation prize. Applications are due by May 28, 2021.

Save the Date: Conference on Prejudice and Stigma

Join us on May 28 for this half-day conference, hosted by HCEO and the Committee on Quantitative Methods in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences at the University of Chicago.

COVID-19 Research and Information

Many HCEO members are at the forefront of coronavirus-related research, examining areas ranging from unemployment numbers to the healthcare system to housing policy.

Research Spotlight: Lessons from Denmark about Inequality and Social Mobility

New research from HCEO Director James Heckman and MIP network member Rasmus Landerso shows that despite profound differences in social policies, inequality by family background is similar in the US and Denmark.