Giovanni Arrighi

1937 - 2009

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Giovanni Arrighi (7 July 1937 – 18 June 2009) was an Italian economist, sociologist and world-systems analyst, from 1998 a Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Arrighi has received more than 126,441 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Arrighi is the 209th most popular economist (down from 175th in 2019), the 2,555th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,992nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Economist.

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Among economists, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 209 out of 315Before him are Alvin Hansen, Lars Peter Hansen, Fritz Machlup, Leopold von Wiese, Eric Maskin, and Roy Harrod. After him are Esther Duflo, George Shultz, János Kornai, Johann Karl Rodbertus, Ellen Swallow Richards, and Greg Mankiw.

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Among people born in 1937, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 214Before him are Hiroshi Ninomiya, Tomas Venclova, Hildegard Behrens, Maryan Wisniewski, Eduard Artemyev, and Bobby Driscoll. After him are Eero Mäntyranta, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Michael Sata, Colin Renfrew, Mark Donohue, and Otto Pfister. Among people deceased in 2009, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 141Before him are Roy E. Disney, Yegor Gaidar, Mike Bongiorno, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Kazumi Takada, and Hildegard Behrens. After him are Willy Ronis, Lyudmila Zykina, Savka Dabčević-Kučar, Horst Szymaniak, Zequinha, and Natalya Estemirova.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 2,555 out of 4,088Before him are Eugenio Monti (1928), Paolo Mantegazza (1831), Gianfranco Ravasi (1942), Giuseppe Parini (1729), Giovanni Goria (1943), and Edoardo Amaldi (1908). After him are Sergio Castellitto (1953), Giovanni Domenico Maraldi (1709), Marcus Aurelius Cotta (-150), Attilio Ferraris (1904), Giovanni Artusi (1540), and Nanni Galli (1940).


Among economists born in Italy, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 4Before him are Franco Modigliani (1918), Mario Draghi (1947), and Piero Sraffa (1898). After him are Pier Carlo Padoan (1950) and Daniele Archibugi (1958).