Finn E. Kydland

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Finn Erling Kydland (born 1 December 1943) is a Norwegian economist known for his contributions to business cycle theory. He is the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds the Richard P. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Finn E. Kydland has received more than 129,814 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Finn E. Kydland is the 116th most popular economist (up from 118th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Norway (down from 65th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Norwegian Economist.

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  • 12.61

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  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Finn E. Kydland has had the most page views in the with 12,835 views, followed by Chinese (2,416), and Japanese (2,233). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (133.11%), Ido (69.00%), and Belarusian (46.32%)


Among economists, Finn E. Kydland ranks 116 out of 414Before him are Zhou Youguang, Richard Stone, Thomas J. Sargent, William Nordhaus, Carlo M. Cipolla, and Merton Miller. After him are Richard Cantillon, Edward C. Prescott, Joan Robinson, Jeremy Rifkin, Jean Tirole, and Lucas Papademos.

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Among people born in 1943, Finn E. Kydland ranks 105Before him are Reinaldo Arenas, Jacques Laffite, Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela, Ulay, Mustafa Dzhemilev, and Thomas J. Sargent. After him are Eric Idle, Otoya Yamaguchi, Vint Cerf, Holland Taylor, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, and Chevy Chase.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Finn E. Kydland ranks 68 out of 1,039Before him are Alexander Kielland (1849), Christian Krohg (1852), Johan Christian Dahl (1788), Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841), Eric II of Norway (1268), and Magnus IV of Norway (1115). After him are Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812), Frits Thaulow (1847), Gunnbjörn Ulfsson (910), Morten Harket (1959), Magnus Barefoot (1073), and Thorvald Stoltenberg (1931).

Among ECONOMISTS In Norway

Among economists born in Norway, Finn E. Kydland ranks 3Before him are Ragnar Frisch (1895), and Trygve Haavelmo (1911). After him are Jon Elster (1940).