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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 331,450 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Arthur Cecil Pigou is the 82nd most popular economist (down from 68th in 2019), the 702nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 646th in 2019) and the 14th 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, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 82 out of 315Before him are Jean-Claude Trichet, James M. Buchanan, Murray Rothbard, Charles Cooley, Gottfried Feder, and Richard Thaler. After him are Harry Markowitz, Thomas Mun, Leonid Hurwicz, Edmund Phelps, Cornelius Castoriadis, and Gérard Debreu.

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Among people born in 1877, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 20Before him are G. H. Hardy, Oswald Avery, Kees van Dongen, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Kārlis Ulmanis, and Said Nursî. After him are Maurice Halbwachs, Alfred Cortot, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, André Maginot, Karl Abraham, and Niceto Alcalá-Zamora. Among people deceased in 1959, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 23Before him are George Grosz, Mike Hawthorn, Bohuslav Martinů, Alfred Schütz, Ritchie Valens, and Edward C. Tolman. After him are Ettore Majorana, Raphael Lemkin, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, John Foster Dulles, Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, and Cecil B. DeMille.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 702 out of 7,765Before him are Norman Angell (1872), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), John McAfee (1945), Jeremy Brett (1933), Bobby Robson (1933), and Margaret of York (1446). After him are Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), James May (1963), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Charles Wheatstone (1802), H. Rider Haggard (1856), and David Harvey (1935).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Arthur Cecil Pigou ranks 14Before him are William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), Benjamin Graham (1894), John Hicks (1904), William Stanley Jevons (1835), and James Mill (1773). After him are Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), Clive Granger (1934), Joan Robinson (1903), and Angus Deaton (1945).