Eric Maskin

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Eric Stark Maskin (born December 12, 1950) is an American economist and mathematician. He was jointly awarded the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory". He is the Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard University. Until 2011, he was the Albert O. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Maskin has received more than 293,288 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Eric Maskin is the 194th most popular economist (up from 232nd in 2019), the 3,065th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,245th in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Economist.

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Eric Maskins by language

Over the past year Eric Maskin has had the most page views in the with 31,687 views, followed by Spanish (4,320), and Chinese (3,199). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (75.34%), Ido (73.16%), and Slovak (42.39%)


Among economists, Eric Maskin ranks 194 out of 414Before him are Harold Laski, Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, Israel Kirzner, Benjamin Tucker, Thomas Piketty, and Paul Romer. After him are Clément Juglar, János Kornai, Abba P. Lerner, John A. Hobson, Stanley Fischer, and Michel Camdessus.

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Among people born in 1950, Eric Maskin ranks 144Before him are Natalie Cole, Laura Esquivel, John Hughes, Kozo Arai, Richard Chase, and Rajinikanth. After him are Paul Watson, Angry Grandpa, Rambhadracharya, Princess Elena of Romania, Jadranka Stojaković, and Rebbie Jackson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eric Maskin ranks 3,065 out of 20,380Before him are Levi P. Morton (1824), Richard Conte (1910), Mangas Coloradas (1792), Tommy Bolin (1951), J. C. R. Licklider (1915), and Ellen Pompeo (1969). After him are Mortimer J. Adler (1902), Tiny Tim (1932), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Debra Paget (1933), R. Budd Dwyer (1939), and Bob Dole (1923).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Eric Maskin ranks 65Before him are Jim Rogers (1942), Michael Spence (1943), Frank Knight (1885), Robert B. Wilson (1937), Benjamin Tucker (1854), and Paul Romer (1955). After him are Douglas Diamond (1953), Alvin Hansen (1887), Paul Volcker (1927), Hyman Minsky (1919), Henry Hazlitt (1894), and Alvin E. Roth (1951).