Gordon Tullock

1922 - 2014

Gordon Tullock

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 97,405 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 240th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Gordon Tullock ranks 240 out of 288Before him are Thomas Sowell, Bruno de Finetti, Robert Barro, Nouriel Roubini, Herman Daly, and Philippe Van Parijs. After him are Aušra Augustinavičiūtė, Zbigniew Messner, Robert Rubin, Tony Atkinson, Fakhruddin Ahmed, and Ellen Swallow Richards.

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Among people born in 1922, Gordon Tullock ranks 227Before him are Bhimsen Joshi, Carmen McRae, William Gaddis, Warwick Estevam Kerr, John Hick, and Ria Baran. After him are Esther Lederberg, Damon Knight, Luis Aponte Martínez, China Zorrilla, Per Olof Sundman, and Osvaldo Fattori. Among people deceased in 2014, Gordon Tullock ranks 232Before him are Warren Clarke, Marian Seldes, Louise Brough, Simón Díaz, Étienne Mourrut, and Gough Whitlam. After him are Stefan Bozhkov, Sue Townsend, Saul Zaentz, John Dobson, James Shigeta, and Mel Patton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gordon Tullock ranks 4,890 out of 12,171Before him are Daniel J. Boorstin (1914), Richard Davalos (1930), Ruth St. Denis (null), Sargent Shriver (1915), Donald Johanson (1943), and William Eggleston (1939). After him are Richard D. Zanuck (1934), Eve Arden (1908), Boz Scaggs (1944), Sandahl Bergman (1951), Henry Thomas (1971), and Alvin Ailey (1931).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Gordon Tullock ranks 81Before him are Leo Huberman (null), Max O. Lorenz (1876), George Shultz (1920), Greg Mankiw (1958), Thomas Sowell (1930), and Robert Barro (1944). After him are Robert Rubin (1938), Deirdre McCloskey (null), Lawrence Summers (1954), Arthur Laffer (1940), Walter Block (1941), and Anna Schwartz (1915).