ECONOMIST

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 for Trade 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 125,239 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Bertil Ohlin is the 62nd most popular economist (down from 56th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 96th 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

Among economists, Bertil Ohlin ranks 62 out of 315Before him are Charles Cooley, Jacques Delors, William Stanley Jevons, Henry Mintzberg, Nikolai Kondratiev, and Murray Rothbard. After him are Wang Anshi, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Theodore Schultz, Robert Solow, Franco Modigliani, and Arthur Cecil Pigou.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1899, Bertil Ohlin ranks 31Before him are Gloria Swanson, Alfred Schütz, Gustav Heinemann, Cevdet Sunay, George Cukor, and Albert Claude. After him are Max Theiler, Emma Morano, Suzanne Lenglen, Bronislav Kaminski, P. L. Travers, and James Cagney. Among people deceased in 1979, Bertil Ohlin ranks 30Before him are Ernst Chain, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Francisco Macías Nguema, Rachele Mussolini, Wilhelm Bittrich, and Sonia Delaunay. After him are Werner Forssmann, Mary Pickford, Jean Seberg, Robert Burns Woodward, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Peggy Guggenheim.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Bertil Ohlin ranks 105 out of 1,296Before him are Marie Fredriksson (1958), Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland (1861), Arvid Carlsson (1923), Alva Myrdal (1902), Roy Andersson (1943), and Ingrid Thulin (1926). After him are Sverker I of Sweden (1100), Carl Peter Thunberg (1743), Emund the Old (1030), Lennart Torstensson (1603), Canute I of Sweden (1150), and Birgit Nilsson (1918).

Among ECONOMISTS In Sweden

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