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Arthur Cecil Pigou

1877 - 1959

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Arthur Cecil Pigou (; 18 November 1877 – 7 March 1959) was an English economist. As a teacher and builder of the School of Economics at the University of Cambridge, he trained and influenced many Cambridge economists who went on to take chairs of economics around the world. His work covered various fields of economics, particularly welfare economics, but also included Business cycle theory, unemployment, public finance, index numbers, and measurement of national output. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Cecil Pigou has received more than 298,396 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Arthur Cecil Pigou is the 68th most popular economist (up from 90th in 2019), the 646th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 773rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Economist.

Arthur Cecil Pigou was a British economist who is most famous for his work on welfare economics. He was also a founding member of the Econometric Society.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 68 out of 315Before him are Bertil Ohlin, Wang Anshi, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Theodore Schultz, Robert Solow, and Franco Modigliani. After him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Robert Lucas Jr., Harry Markowitz, Tansu Çiller, Cornelius Castoriadis, and Robert Mundell.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1877, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 19Before him are Louis Renault, Raoul Dufy, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Kees van Dongen, Said Nursî, and Kārlis Ulmanis. After him are Alfred Cortot, Maurice Halbwachs, Oswald Avery, André Maginot, Karl Abraham, and Niceto Alcalá-Zamora. Among people deceased in 1959, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 22Before him are Adolf Windaus, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Bohuslav Martinů, Alfred Schütz, and Edward C. Tolman. After him are Mike Hawthorn, John Foster Dulles, Mario Lanza, Ettore Majorana, Enrico De Nicola, and Alfred Kubin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 646 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Philippa of Lancaster (1360), Oliver Reed (1938), Antony Hewish (1924), William Wilberforce (1759), and Stanley Baldwin (1867). After him are Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), John Davis (1550), Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864), Tom Jones (1940), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), and Patrick White (1912).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 13Before him are John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), John Hicks (1904), Benjamin Graham (1894), and William Stanley Jevons (1835). After him are James Mill (1773), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), Joan Robinson (1903), and Clive Granger (1934).