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Joan Robinson

1903 - 1983

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Joan Violet Robinson (née Maurice; 31 October 1903 – 5 August 1983) was a British economist well known for her wide-ranging contributions to economic theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Robinson has received more than 413,783 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Joan Robinson is the 137th most popular economist (down from 135th in 2019), the 1,115th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,162nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, Joan Robinson ranks 137 out of 315Before her are Jim Rogers, Franz Oppenheimer, Robert Reich, Ernest Mandel, Clive Granger, and Walt Whitman Rostow. After her are Bingu wa Mutharika, Robert C. Merton, Angus Deaton, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Jeremy Rifkin, and Ernst Engel.

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Among people born in 1903, Joan Robinson ranks 80Before her are Vladimir Bartol, Lou Gehrig, Johannes Heesters, Yevgeny Mravinsky, Benjamin Spock, and Sadegh Hedayat. After her are Evelyn Waugh, Werner Best, Charles W. Morris, Prince Nicholas of Romania, Walker Evans, and Heinz Reinefarth. Among people deceased in 1983, Joan Robinson ranks 45Before her are Georges Bidault, Kurt Tank, Jack Dempsey, Dolores del Río, Pridi Banomyong, and Nicolaus von Below. After her are Horst Schumann, Germaine Tailleferre, Victor Turner, Shizo Kanakuri, Walther Nehring, and William Walton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Robinson ranks 1,115 out of 7,765Before her are Thomas Lawrence (1769), Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Matthew Lewis (1775), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Rick Astley (1966), and Robert Faurisson (1929). After her are Emily Blunt (1983), Tim Staffell (1948), Arthur Drewry (1891), Robert Stirling (1790), Tom Simpson (1937), and Edward Gordon Craig (1872).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Joan Robinson ranks 19Before her are James Mill (1773), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), James Meade (1907), and Clive Granger (1934). After her are Angus Deaton (1945), James Mirrlees (1936), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), Oliver Hart (1948), Lionel Robbins (1898), and Harriet Martineau (1802).