Daniel McFadden

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Birthday
29, 1937
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Known for his work in the choice modelling sub-field of econometrics, this American scientist was one of two recipients of the 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He taught at both the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Southern California.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics, he earned a Ph.D. in economics from the same institution.

Trivia

He was the 1975 recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal.

Family Life

A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, he later lived in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and California.

Associated With

His contemporary, fellow American scientist Dian Fossey, had a successful career as a zoologist.

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