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Edward C. Prescott

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Edward Christian Prescott (born December 26, 1940) is an American economist. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2004, sharing the award with Finn E. Kydland, "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles". This research was primarily conducted while both Kydland and Prescott were affiliated with the Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now Tepper School of Business) at Carnegie Mellon University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward C. Prescott has received more than 166,470 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Edward C. Prescott is the 137th most popular economist (down from 128th in 2019), the 1,869th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,684th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Edward C. Prescott ranks 137 out of 315Before him are William Vickrey, Jean Tirole, Robert Reich, William F. Sharpe, Joan Robinson, and Clive Granger. After him are Robert J. Shiller, Lucas Papademos, Robert C. Merton, Kenneth E. Boulding, Ernst Engel, and James Mirrlees.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Edward C. Prescott ranks 117Before him are Linda Gray, Tony Allen, James L. Brooks, Saul Kripke, Thomas A. Steitz, and Sam Waterston. After him are Vicente Fernández, Mate Boban, Lei Feng, Jeffrey Archer, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, and Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward C. Prescott ranks 1,869 out of 15,968Before him are Edward B. Lewis (1918), Richard Rodgers (1902), Beyoncé (1981), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), Selena (1971), and Annie Leibovitz (1949). After him are Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Paul L. Modrich (1946), Kirstie Alley (1951), Richard Farnsworth (1920), Darren Aronofsky (1969), and Cornell Woolrich (1903).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Edward C. Prescott ranks 44Before him are William Nordhaus (1941), Eugene Fama (1939), Jim Rogers (1942), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Robert Reich (1946), and William F. Sharpe (1934). After him are Robert J. Shiller (1946), Robert C. Merton (1944), Michael Spence (1943), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), Chester Barnard (1886), and Frank Knight (1885).