James Mirrlees

1936 - 2018

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Sir James Alexander Mirrlees (5 July 1936 – 29 August 2018) was a British economist and winner of the 1996 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Mirrlees has received more than 148,699 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). James Mirrlees is the 143rd most popular economist (down from 131st in 2019), the 1,302nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,131st in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, James Mirrlees ranks 143 out of 315Before him are Edward C. Prescott, Robert J. Shiller, Lucas Papademos, Robert C. Merton, Kenneth E. Boulding, and Ernst Engel. After him are Bingu wa Mutharika, Michael Spence, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Gustav von Schmoller, Daniel Ellsberg, and Chester Barnard.

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Among people born in 1936, James Mirrlees ranks 115Before him are Ghassan Kanafani, Nicos Poulantzas, Tuncel Kurtiz, Abdul Qadeer Khan, Leonel Sánchez, and Solomon Burke. After him are Jannis Kounellis, Koji Sasaki, Aleida March, A. B. Yehoshua, Charles Dutoit, and Frances Shand Kydd. Among people deceased in 2018, James Mirrlees ranks 88Before him are Dorothy Malone, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Bruno Sammartino, Aharon Appelfeld, and Robert Faurisson. After him are Belisario Betancur, Uri Avnery, Robert Morris, Alan Baker, Michael Anderson, and Joseph Kobzon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Mirrlees ranks 1,302 out of 6,924Before him are David Warner (1941), Ian Anderson (1947), James Black (1924), Stephen Fry (1957), Richard Adams (1920), and Rosemary Harris (1927). After him are Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), Marc Bolan (1947), Anthony Minghella (1954), Allen Carr (1934), Philip Sidney (1554), and Lorna Wing (1928).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, James Mirrlees ranks 21Before him are Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), Joan Robinson (1903), Clive Granger (1934), and Kenneth E. Boulding (1910). After him are Angus Deaton (1945), Henry Sidgwick (1838), Israel Kirzner (1930), John A. Hobson (1858), Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859), and Lionel Robbins (1898).