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 175,121 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Edmund Phelps is the 86th most popular economist (down from 81st in 2019), the 1,089th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,090th in 2019) and the 24th most popular 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 86 out of 315Before him are Gottfried Feder, Richard Thaler, Arthur Cecil Pigou, Harry Markowitz, Thomas Mun, and Leonid Hurwicz. After him are Cornelius Castoriadis, Gérard Debreu, Richard Stone, Paul Krugman, Eugen Dühring, and Lawrence Klein.

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Among people born in 1933, Edmund Phelps ranks 63Before him are Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Larry King, Ilia II of Georgia, Edward de Bono, Corazon Aquino, and Than Shwe. After him are Henryk Górecki, Tomislav Ivić, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Antonio Negri, Elizabeth Montgomery, and David McCallum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edmund Phelps ranks 1,089 out of 18,182Before him are Dick Van Dyke (1925), Mark Felt (1913), Ernie Hudson (1945), William H. Macy (1950), Muddy Waters (1913), and Éamon de Valera (1882). After him are Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jonathan Demme (1944), James Jones (1921), Edmund Kemper (1948), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), and Sugar Ray Robinson (1921).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Edmund Phelps ranks 24Before him are James Tobin (1918), James M. Buchanan (1919), Murray Rothbard (1926), Charles Cooley (1864), Richard Thaler (1945), and Harry Markowitz (1927). After him are Paul Krugman (1953), Lawrence Klein (1920), Merton Miller (1923), George Akerlof (1940), Douglas McGregor (1906), and Alan Greenspan (1926).