Gordon Tullock

1922 - 2014

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Gordon Tullock (; February 13, 1922 – November 3, 2014) was an economist and professor of law and Economics at the George Mason University School of Law. He is best known for his work on public choice theory, the application of economic thinking to political issues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Tullock has received more than 133,783 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Gordon Tullock is the 268th most popular economist (down from 255th in 2019), the 5,632nd most popular biography from United States (up from 6,028th in 2019) and the 87th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Gordon Tullock ranks 268 out of 315Before him are Wilhelm Lexis, Bruno de Finetti, Beatrice Webb, Arthur Laffer, Mark Blaug, and James Wolfensohn. After him are Deirdre McCloskey, Max O. Lorenz, Esther Duflo, Johann Beckmann, Nouriel Roubini, and Robert Barro.

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Among people born in 1922, Gordon Tullock ranks 254Before him are Pio Laghi, Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, Nancy Walker, Otmar Suitner, Ann-Britt Leyman, and Muhammetnazar Gapurow. After him are Ingvar Rydell, Karl Aage Præst, Étienne Gailly, Agustín Gaínza, Natalya Meklin, and Félix Loustau. Among people deceased in 2014, Gordon Tullock ranks 243Before him are Małgorzata Braunek, Victor J. Stenger, Ryhor Baradulin, Valeriya Novodvorskaya, Warren Clarke, and Ilija Pantelić. After him are François Cavanna, Mohammed Fahim, Knut Nystedt, Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, William Guarnere, and Brian Hart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gordon Tullock ranks 5,632 out of 18,182Before him are Jeffrey Donovan (1968), Mitchell Leisen (1898), Walter Tewksbury (1876), Amber Valletta (1974), Dexter Holland (1965), and William Eggleston (1939). After him are Janet Reno (1938), Roy Thomas (1940), Richard S. Ewell (1817), Lana Parrilla (1977), Wayne Rogers (1933), and Charley Chase (1893).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Gordon Tullock ranks 87Before him are Edward Chamberlin (1899), Leo Huberman (1903), Ellen Swallow Richards (1842), Wesley Clair Mitchell (1874), Paul Sweezy (1910), and Arthur Laffer (1940). After him are Deirdre McCloskey (1942), Max O. Lorenz (1876), Robert Barro (1944), Michael Kremer (1964), Seth Godin (1960), and Lawrence Summers (1954).