NIH News Alert
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Office of the Director, NIH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Contact:
Marc Stern, NIH News Office
(301) 496-2535

NIH Grantees Awarded Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

The National Institutes of Health funded the work that led to the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences today. NIH — which supports research into behavioral and social sciences, as well as medical research — can provide spokespersons today about the accomplishments of Drs. James J. Heckman and Daniel L. McFadden. Reporters may call: Marc Stern, NIH, at 301-496-2535 or the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at 301-496-5133, or the National Institute on Aging at 301-496-1752.