Economist Authors

Kenneth Joseph Arrow
American Economist
Kenneth Joseph Arrow is an American economist and joint winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. To date, he is the youngest person to have received this award, at 51. Wikipedia
Frederic Bastiat
French Economist
Claude Frédéric Bastiat was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, and member of the French assembly. Wikipedia
Gary Becker
American Economist
Gary Stanley Becker is an American economist. He is a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago and a professor at the Booth School of Business. Wikipedia
Marek Belka
Polish Economist
Marek Marian Belka ; b. Wikipedia
William Beveridge
English Economist
William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge KCB was a British economist and social reformer. Wikipedia
Arthur Frank Burns
Ukrainian Economist
Arthur Frank Burns was an American economist. His career alternated between academia and government. From 1927 to the 1970s, Burns taught and researched at Rutgers University, Columbia University, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. Wikipedia
Henry Charles Carey
American Economist
Henry Charles Carey was a leading 19th century economist of the American School of capitalism. Wikipedia
Thomas Carper
American Economist
Thomas Richard "Tom" Carper is the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. Wikipedia
John Clapham
English Economist
Sir John Harold Clapham, CBE, LittD, FBA was a British economic historian. Wikipedia
John Bates Clark
American Economist
John Bates Clark was an American neoclassical economist. He was one of the pioneers of the marginalist revolution and opponent to the Institutionalist school of economics, and spent most of his career teaching at Columbia University. Wikipedia
Tench Coxe
American Economist
Tench Coxe was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788-1789. He wrote under the pseudonym "A Pennsylvanian". Wikipedia
Evan Davis
British Economist
Evan Harold Davis is a British economist, journalist and presenter for the BBC. In October 2001, Davis took over from Peter Jay as the BBC's economics editor. He left this post in April 2008 to become a presenter on BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Wikipedia
Jacques Delors
French Economist
Jacques Lucien Jean Delors is a French economist and politician, the eighth President of the European Commission and the first person to serve three terms in that office . Wikipedia
Ernst Engel
German Economist
Ernst Engel was a German statistician and economist, famous for the Engel curve and the Engel's law. Wikipedia
Martin Feldstein
American Economist
Martin Stuart "Marty" Feldstein is an American economist. He is currently the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and the president emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research . Wikipedia
Edgar R. Fiedler
Economist
Irving Fisher
American Economist
Irving Fisher was an American economist, inventor, and social campaigner. He was one of the earliest American neoclassical economists, though his later work on debt deflation has been embraced by the Post-Keynesian school. Wikipedia
Milton Friedman
American Economist
Milton Friedman was an American economist, statistician, and author who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. Wikipedia
John Kenneth Galbraith
American Economist
John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC , was a Canadian economist, public official, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism. He was a Keynesian and an institutionalist. Wikipedia
Henry George
American Economist
Henry George was an American writer, politician and political economist, who was the most influential proponent of the land value tax, also known as the "single tax" on land. Wikipedia
Benjamin Graham
American Economist
Benjamin Graham was a British-born American economist and professional investor. Wikipedia
Alan Greenspan
American Economist
Alan Greenspan is an American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. He currently works as a private adviser and provides consulting for firms through his company, Greenspan Associates LLC. Wikipedia
Friedrich August von Hayek
Austrian Economist
Friedrich August Hayek CH , born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently known as F. A. Hayek, was an Austrian, later turned British, economist and philosopher best known for his defense of classical liberalism. Wikipedia
Robert Heilbroner
American Economist
Robert L. Heilbroner was an American economist and historian of economic thought. Wikipedia
Edward S. Herman
American Economist
Edward S. Herman is an American economist and media analyst with a specialty in corporate and regulatory issues as well as political economy and the media. He is Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Wikipedia
Robert Higgs
American Economist
Robert Higgs is an American economic historian, economist combining the insights from the Public Choice, Institutional, and Austrian schools of economics, and a libertarian in political and legal theory and public policy. Wikipedia
Rudolf Hilferding
Austrian Economist
Rudolf Hilferding was an Austrian-born Marxist economist, leading socialist theorist, politician and chief theoretician for the Social Democratic Party of Germany during the Weimar Republic, almost universally recognized as the SPD's foremost... Wikipedia
Robert Hofstadter
American Economist
Robert Hofstadter was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and for his consequent discoveries concerning the structure of nucleons." Wikipedia
Glenn Hubbard
American Economist
Clark Kerr
American Economist
Clark Kerr was an American professor of economics and academic administrator. He was the first chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley and twelfth president of the University of California. Wikipedia
John Maynard Keynes
English Economist
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA was a British economist whose ideas have affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, and informed the economic policies of governments. Wikipedia
Lawrence R. Klein
American Economist
Lawrence Robert Klein is an American economist. Wikipedia
Frank Knight
American Economist
Frank Hyneman Knight was an American economist who spent most of his career at the University of Chicago, where he became one of the founders of the Chicago school. Nobel laureates Milton Friedman, George Stigler and James M. Wikipedia
Paul Krugman
American Economist
Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, and an... Wikipedia
Arthur Laffer
American Economist
Arthur Betz Laffer is an American economist who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board . Wikipedia
Stephen Leacock
Canadian Economist
Stephen Butler Leacock, FRSC was an English-born Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. In the early part of the 20th century he was the best-known humorist in the English-speaking world. Wikipedia
Richard Levin
American Economist
Richard Charles Levin is a professor and American economist who has served as president of Yale University since 1993. He is currently the longest-tenured Ivy League president. Wikipedia
Friedrich List
German Economist
Georg Friedrich List was a leading 19th century German economist who developed the "National System" or what some would call today the National System of Innovation. Wikipedia
Andrew Lo
Economist
Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a leading authority on hedge funds and financial engineering; he proposed the Adaptive market hypothesis. Wikipedia
Thomas Malthus
English Economist
The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus FRS was a British scholar, influential in political economy and demography. Malthus popularised the economic theory of rent. Wikipedia
Alfred Marshall
English Economist
Alfred Marshall was one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics , was the dominant economic textbook in England for many years. Wikipedia
James Meade
English Economist
James Meade CB, FBA was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin for their "pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international... Wikipedia
Merton Miller
American Economist
Merton Howard Miller was the co-author of the Modigliani-Miller theorem which proposed the irrelevance of debt-equity structure. He shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990, along with Harry Markowitz and William Sharpe. Wikipedia
Ludwig von Mises
Austrian Economist
Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises was a philosopher, Austrian School economist, sociologist, and classical liberal. He became a prominent figure in the Austrian School of economic thought and is best known for his work on praxeology. Wikipedia
Douglass North
American Economist
Douglass Cecil North is an American economist known for his work in economic history. He is the co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Wikipedia
Dudley North
English Economist
Gus O'Donnell
British Economist
Augustine Thomas O'Donnell, Baron O'Donnell, GCB , is a former British senior civil servant and economist, who between 2005 and 2011 served as the Cabinet Secretary, the highest official in the British Civil Service. Wikipedia
Peter Orszag
American Economist
Peter Richard Orszag is an American economist who is a Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking and Chairman of the Financial Strategy and Solutions Group at Citigroup. Wikipedia
Elinor Ostrom
American Economist
Elinor "Lin" Ostrom was an American political economist. Wikipedia
Vilfredo Pareto
Italian Economist
Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist and philosopher. Wikipedia
John Perkins
Economist
William Petty
English Economist
Sir William Petty FRS was an English economist, scientist and philosopher. He first became prominent serving Oliver Cromwell and Commonwealth in Ireland. Wikipedia
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
French Economist
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was a French politician, mutualist philosopher, economist, and socialist. He was a member of the French Parliament and the first person to call himself an "anarchist". Wikipedia
Francois Quesnay
French Economist
François Quesnay was a French economist of the Physiocratic school. He is known for publishing the "Tableau économique" in 1758, which provided the foundations of the ideas of the Physiocrats. Wikipedia
Robert Reich
American Economist
Robert Bernard Reich is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. Wikipedia
George Reisman
American Economist
George Gerald Reisman is an American economist and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Pepperdine University. He is the author of The Government Against the Economy , which was praised by both F. A. Wikipedia
David Ricardo
British Economist
David Ricardo was a British political economist and stock trader. He was often credited with systematizing economics, and was one of the most influential of the classical economists, along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, and John Stuart Mill. Wikipedia
Jeremy Rifkin
American Economist
Jeremy Rifkin is an American economist, writer, public speaker, political advisor and activist. He is the founder and president of the Foundation On Economic Trends. Wikipedia
Alice Rivlin
American Economist
Alice Mitchell Rivlin is an economist, a former U.S. Cabinet official, and an expert on the budget. Wikipedia
Christina Romer
American Economist
Christina D. Romer is the Class of 1957 Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration. Wikipedia
Murray Rothbard
American Economist
Murray Newton Rothbard was an American economist, historian, and political theorist. Wikipedia
Jeffrey Sachs
American Economist
Jeffrey David Sachs is an American economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Wikipedia
Paul Samuelson
American Economist
Paul Anthony Samuelson was an American economist, and the first American to win the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Wikipedia
Thomas J. Sargent
American Economist
Thomas John "Tom" Sargent is an American economist, specializing in the fields of macroeconomics, monetary economics and time series econometrics. He is currently a Professor of Economics at New York University. Wikipedia
Hjalmar Schacht
German Economist
Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht was a German economist, banker, liberal politician, and co-founder in 1918 of the German Democratic Party. He served as the Currency Commissioner and President of the Reichsbank under the Weimar Republic. Wikipedia
Theodore William Schultz
American Economist
Theodore William Schultz was the 1979 winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Wikipedia
E. F. Schumacher
English Economist
Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher was an internationally influential economic thinker, statistician and economist in Britain, serving as Chief Economic Advisor to the UK National Coal Board for two decades. Wikipedia
Joseph A. Schumpeter
American Economist
Joseph Alois Schumpeter was an Austrian American economist and political scientist. He briefly served as Finance Minister of Austria in 1919. Wikipedia
Nassau William Senior
English Economist
Nassau William Senior , was an English lawyer known as an economist. He was also a government adviser over several decades in the areas of economic and social policy, on which he wrote extensively. Wikipedia
Mark Skousen
American Economist
Mark Andrew Skousen is an American Austrian School economist, investment analyst, newsletter editor, college professor and author. Wikipedia
Adam Smith
Scottish Economist
Adam Smith was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. Wikipedia
Vernon L. Smith
American Economist
Vernon Lomax Smith is professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California, a research scholar at George Mason University Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, and... Wikipedia
John W. Snow
American Economist
John William Snow was the CEO of CSX Corporation, and served as the 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury under U.S. President George W. Bush. Wikipedia
Thomas Sowell
American Economist
Thomas Sowell is an American economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author. A National Humanities Medal winner, he advocates laissez-faire economics and writes from a conservative and libertarian perspective. Wikipedia
Nicholas Stern
English Economist
Nicholas Herbert Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, Kt, FBA is a British economist and academic. Wikipedia
George Stigler
American Economist
George Joseph Stigler was a U.S. economist. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1982, and was a key leader of the Chicago School of Economics, along with his close friend Milton Friedman. Wikipedia
Joseph Stiglitz
American Economist
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal . Wikipedia
Yiannis Stournaras
Greek Economist
Yannis Stournaras , is a Greek economist who has been the Greek Minister of Finance since July 5, 2012. Wikipedia
Lawrence Summers
American Economist
Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers is an American economist. He served as the 71st United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. Wikipedia
Jan Tinbergen
Dutch Economist
Jan Tinbergen was a Dutch economist. Wikipedia
James Tobin
American Economist
James Tobin was an American economist who, in his lifetime, served on the Council of Economic Advisors and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and taught at Harvard and Yale Universities. Wikipedia
Thorstein Veblen
American Economist
Thorstein Bunde Veblen was an American economist and sociologist, and a leader of the institutional economics movement. Wikipedia
Paul A. Volcker
American Economist
Paul Adolph Volcker, Jr. is an American economist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under United States Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. Wikipedia
Max Weber
German Economist
Maximilian Karl Emil "Max" Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas influenced social theory, social research, and the discipline of sociology itself. Wikipedia
Jerrry A. Webman
Economist
Muhammad Yunus
Economist
Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker, economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He previously was a professor of economics where he developed the concepts of microcredit and microfinance. Wikipedia
Mark Zandi
American Economist
Mark Zandi is an American economist and co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, a widely-cited source of economic analysis. Moody's Economy.com is part of Moody's Analytics. Prior to founding Economy. Wikipedia