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Bertil Ohlin

1899 - 1979

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Bertil Gotthard Ohlin (Swedish: [ˈbæ̌ʈːɪl ʊˈliːn]) (23 April 1899 – 3 August 1979) was a Swedish economist and politician. He was a professor of economics at the Stockholm School of Economics from 1929 to 1965. He was also leader of the People's Party, a social-liberal party which at the time was the largest party in opposition to the governing Social Democratic Party, from 1944 to 1967. He served briefly as Minister of Commerce and Industry from 1944 to 1945 in the Swedish coalition government during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertil Ohlin has received more than 161,670 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Bertil Ohlin is the 60th most popular economist (up from 62nd in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 105th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Economist.

Bertil Ohlin was a Swedish economist who was most famous for his work on international trade and the theory of factor price equalization.

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Among economists, Bertil Ohlin ranks 60 out of 315Before him are Maurice Allais, Robert Mundell, W. Edwards Deming, Irving Fisher, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Franco Modigliani. After him are Robert Solow, Theodore Schultz, William Stanley Jevons, Oliver E. Williamson, Henry Mintzberg, and Robert Lucas Jr..

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Among people born in 1899, Bertil Ohlin ranks 30Before him are Paul Hermann Müller, Gloria Swanson, George Cukor, Cevdet Sunay, Jean Moulin, and Paul-Henri Spaak. After him are Gustav Heinemann, Max Theiler, Alfred Schütz, Ferhat Abbas, Georg von Békésy, and Emma Morano. Among people deceased in 1979, Bertil Ohlin ranks 26Before him are Mustafa Barzani, Nadia Boulanger, Sonia Delaunay, Werner Forssmann, Sid Vicious, and Reinhard Gehlen. After him are Wilhelm Bittrich, Rachele Mussolini, Robert Burns Woodward, Ernst Chain, Agostinho Neto, and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Bertil Ohlin ranks 100 out of 1,612Before him are Birger Jarl (1210), Anund Jacob (1008), Hannes Alfvén (1908), Hilma af Klint (1862), Olaus Magnus (1490), and Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937). After him are Arvid Carlsson (1923), Peter Stormare (1953), Roy Andersson (1943), Tomas Lindahl (1938), Lennart Torstensson (1603), and Sverker I of Sweden (1100).

Among ECONOMISTS In Sweden

Among economists born in Sweden, Bertil Ohlin ranks 2Before him are Gunnar Myrdal (1898). After him are Knut Wicksell (1851), Eli Heckscher (1879), Gustav Cassel (1866), and Erik Lindahl (1891).