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With 315 biographies, Economists are the 41st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Coaches, Engineers, and Boxers.

Pantheon has 315 people classified as economists born between 1021 and 1977. Of these 315, 130 (41.27%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living economists include Philip Kotler, Amartya Sen, and Joseph Stiglitz. The most famous deceased economists include Karl Marx, Adam Smith, and John Maynard Keynes. As of October 2020, 26 new economists have been added to Pantheon including Clara Ponsatí, Leopold von Wiese, and Johann Karl Rodbertus.

Living Economists

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Deceased Economists

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Newly Added Economists (2020)

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Most economists were born in United States (107), United Kingdom (38), and Germany (30). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (16), London (10), and Paris (8).The most common death places of economists were United States (66), United Kingdom (35), and France (19). By city, these were New York City (13), Paris (11), and Cambridge (9).

The earliest biographies classified as economists in Pantheon are Thomas Mun, Benedetto Cotrugli, and Wang Anshi.  The concentration of economists was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier economists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Economists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Economists since 1700.

Economists are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Biologists, Mathematicians, Physicists, Astronomers, and Chemists.