James Heckman, University of Chicago (image) University of Chicago Caption University of Chicago economist James Heckman will discuss the connection between early childhood education and productivity Feb. 14 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Heckman, the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at UChicago, received 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Credit University of Chicago Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the work of James Heckman. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.