Armen Alchian

1914 - 2013

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Armen Albert Alchian (; April 12, 1914 – February 19, 2013) was an American economist. He spent almost his entire career at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Armen Alchian has received more than 99,916 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Armen Alchian is the 312th most popular economist (down from 291st in 2019), the 7,788th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,656th in 2019) and the 100th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Armen Alchian ranks 312 out of 315Before him are Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Abdi Farah Shirdon, Henryk Grossman, James Wilson, W. Michael Blumenthal, and Abel Aganbegyan. After him are Ester Boserup, Pedro Solbes, John Lipsky, Anthony Downs, Gunter Pauli, and Anne Osborn Krueger.

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Among people born in 1914, Armen Alchian ranks 288Before him are Ersilio Tonini, Ted Moore, Astrid Henning-Jensen, Helen Johns, Sonny Boy Williamson I, and Jeff Corey. After him are Sven Jacobsson, Mary Carlisle, Wendell Corey, Billy Eckstine, František Čapek, and Mustafa Mansour. Among people deceased in 2013, Armen Alchian ranks 349Before him are Yvonne Brill, Narendra Dabholkar, Denys de La Patellière, Alfonso Lara, Eddi Arent, and Danièle Dupré. After him are Irina Petrescu, Renato Ruggiero, David R. Ellis, Cedar Walton, Magic Slim, and Jeanne Cooper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Armen Alchian ranks 7,788 out of 18,182Before him are Nana Visitor (1957), Theresa Randle (1964), Richard Hilton (1955), Dallas Long (1940), Larry Williams (1935), and Susan Lucci (1946). After him are Michael Rosenbaum (1972), Tom Kenny (1962), Edward S. Holden (1846), Ryan Dunn (1977), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), and Myles Kennedy (1969).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Armen Alchian ranks 100Before him are Anna Schwartz (1915), Robert Rubin (1938), Charles P. Kindleberger (1910), Walter Block (1941), Henry Charles Carey (1793), and Fischer Black (1938). After him are John Lipsky (1947), Anthony Downs (1930), Anne Osborn Krueger (1934), Joshua Angrist (1960), Edith Abbott (1876), and Martin Feldstein (1939).