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Column: Study of wage disparities far from simple undertaking




Economist Gary Becker died last week. He was a professor at the University of Chicago and winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in economics.

Becker was known for his vigorous inquiries into the economics of topics many economists would not touch.

He studied marriage and divorce, discrimination, crime and punishment, plus other real-world issues previously avoided by the profession.

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