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 380,741 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Joan Robinson is the 135th most popular economist (up from 137th in 2019), the 1,162nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,182nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Economist.

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Among economists, Joan Robinson ranks 135 out of 315Before her are Jim Rogers, Thomas J. Sargent, William Vickrey, Jean Tirole, Robert Reich, and William F. Sharpe. After her are Clive Granger, Edward C. Prescott, Robert J. Shiller, Lucas Papademos, Robert C. Merton, and Kenneth E. Boulding.

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Among people born in 1903, Joan Robinson ranks 84Before her are Henry Corbin, Alice Herz-Sommer, Silvina Ocampo, Benjamin Spock, Johannes Heesters, and Lou Gehrig. After her are Uichiro Hatta, Cornell Woolrich, Charlotte Perriand, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, Georges Politzer, and Mikhail Kalatozov. Among people deceased in 1983, Joan Robinson ranks 48Before her are Pridi Banomyong, Nicolaus von Below, Germaine Tailleferre, Victor Turner, Horst Schumann, and Georges Bidault. After her are William Walton, Walther Nehring, Roy Sullivan, Shizo Kanakuri, Louison Bobet, and Norma Shearer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Robinson ranks 1,162 out of 6,924Before her are Oldfield Thomas (1858), George Atwood (1745), John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1504), Annie Chapman (1841), Seamus Heaney (1939), and Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852). After her are Clive Granger (1934), John Hunter (1728), Robert Fludd (1574), John Lindley (1799), Patrick Macnee (1922), and John Entwistle (1944).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Joan Robinson ranks 18Before her are William Stanley Jevons (1835), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), James Mill (1773), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), and James Meade (1907). After her are Clive Granger (1934), Kenneth E. Boulding (1910), James Mirrlees (1936), Angus Deaton (1945), Henry Sidgwick (1838), and Israel Kirzner (1930).