James Meade

1907 - 1995

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James Edward Meade, (23 June 1907 – 22 December 1995) was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin for their "pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements". Meade was born in Swanage, Dorset. He was educated at Malvern College and attended Oriel College, Oxford in 1926 to read Greats, but switched to Philosophy, Politics and Economics and gained an outstanding first. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Meade has received more than 148,934 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). James Meade is the 125th most popular economist (down from 112th in 2019), the 1,033rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,008th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, James Meade ranks 125 out of 315Before him are Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, Finn E. Kydland, Thomas Schelling, Oskar Morgenstern, George Stigler, and W. Arthur Lewis. After him are Robert Fogel, Zhou Youguang, Adolph Wagner, Edward C. Prescott, Michael Spence, and Jim Rogers.

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Among people born in 1907, James Meade ranks 67Before him are Emilie Schindler, Ray Milland, Lars Ahlfors, Mahadevi Varma, Horia Sima, and Giovanni Ferrari. After him are Helmuth James von Moltke, Altiero Spinelli, Sigvard Bernadotte, Chūya Nakahara, Leonor Fini, and Charles Eames. Among people deceased in 1995, James Meade ranks 59Before him are Miklós Rózsa, Ernest Walton, Mária Telkes, Alonzo Church, Eazy-E, and Edda Mussolini. After him are John B. Calhoun, Carlos Monzón, Ko Takamoro, Ernest Mandel, Joseph Needham, and Yves Congar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Meade ranks 1,033 out of 7,765Before him are Colin McRae (1968), Peter Mansfield (1933), William Whewell (1794), Edith Cavell (1865), Henry Briggs (1561), and Charles Lightoller (1874). After him are Alexander II of Scotland (1198), Bob Hope (1903), Samuel Butler (1612), Roger Daltrey (1944), George Vancouver (1757), and Lilian, Princess of Réthy (1916).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, James Meade ranks 17Before him are John Hicks (1904), William Stanley Jevons (1835), James Mill (1773), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Thomas Mun (1571), and Richard Stone (1913). After him are Clive Granger (1934), Joan Robinson (1903), Angus Deaton (1945), James Mirrlees (1936), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), and Oliver Hart (1948).