Edmund Phelps

1933 - Today

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Edmund Strother Phelps (born July 26, 1933) is an American economist and the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Early in his career, he became known for his research at Yale's Cowles Foundation in the first half of the 1960s on the sources of economic growth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Phelps has received more than 170,323 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Edmund Phelps is the 81st most popular economist (down from 61st in 2019), the 1,091st most popular biography from United States (down from 738th in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Economist.

Edmund Phelps is most famous for his book "Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change."

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Among economists, Edmund Phelps ranks 81 out of 315Before him are Trygve Haavelmo, George Akerlof, Reinhard Selten, Richard Thaler, James Mill, and James M. Buchanan. After him are John Harsanyi, Silvio Gesell, Gottfried Feder, W. Arthur Lewis, Eugen Dühring, and Thomas Mun.

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Among people born in 1933, Edmund Phelps ranks 61Before him are Tomislav Ivić, Than Shwe, Hisataka Okamoto, John Gurdon, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, and Danny Aiello. After him are Henri, Count of Paris, Yasukazu Tanaka, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Edward de Bono, Piero Manzoni, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edmund Phelps ranks 1,091 out of 15,968Before him are Tony Bennett (1926), Mike Pence (1959), Dennis Quaid (1954), Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), and James M. Buchanan (1919). After him are Hunter S. Thompson (1937), Anthony Mann (1906), Kevin Bacon (1958), Big Show (1972), Al Jarreau (1940), and Idina Menzel (1971).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Edmund Phelps ranks 25Before him are Robert Solow (1924), Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), Harry Markowitz (1927), George Akerlof (1940), Richard Thaler (1945), and James M. Buchanan (1919). After him are Vernon L. Smith (1927), Douglas McGregor (1906), Alan Greenspan (1926), Jeremy Rifkin (1945), Thomas Schelling (1921), and Lawrence Klein (1920).