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John B. Taylor

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John Brian Taylor (born December 8, 1946) is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.He taught at Columbia University from 1973 to 1980 and the Woodrow Wilson School and Economics Department of Princeton University from 1980 to 1984 before returning to Stanford. He has received several teaching prizes and teaches Stanford's introductory economics course as well as PhD courses in monetary economics.In research published in 1979 and 1980 he developed a model of price and wage setting—called the staggered contract model—which served as an underpinning of a new class of empirical models with rational expectations and sticky prices—sometimes called new Keynesian models. In a 1993 paper he proposed the Taylor rule, intended as a recommendation about how nominal interest rates should be determined, which then became a rough summary of how central banks actually do set them. He has been active in public policy, serving as the Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs during the first term of the George W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John B. Taylor has received more than 304,265 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John B. Taylor is the 329th most popular economist, the 8,888th most popular biography from United States and the 107th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, John B. Taylor ranks 329 out of 315Before him are Tatyana Golikova, Edith Abbott, Thomas Hodgskin, Andreas Kaplan, Sri Mulyani, and Martin Feldstein. After him are Bjørn Lomborg, Euclid Tsakalotos, Ludwig Lachmann, Clara Ponsatí, Muriel Casals i Couturier, and Richard Florida.

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Among people born in 1946, John B. Taylor ranks 559Before him are Claudette Werleigh, Giorgos Koudas, Michael Milken, Dave Mason, Jo Bonfrère, and Ian Wallace. After him are Aruna Irani, Robert Jarvik, Loleatta Holloway, Giovanni Bramucci, Eduard Krieger, and Peter Sutherland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John B. Taylor ranks 8,888 out of 18,182Before him are Edward Everett Horton (1886), Jon Watts (1981), James Cruze (1884), Bobby Heenan (1944), Loren Acton (1936), and Alice Joyce (1890). After him are Frances Dee (1909), Abigail Johnson (1961), Edward Givens (1930), Benjamin Harrison V (1726), Tovah Feldshuh (1952), and D. A. Pennebaker (1925).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, John B. Taylor ranks 107Before him are John Lipsky (1947), Anthony Downs (1930), Anne Osborn Krueger (1934), Joshua Angrist (1960), Edith Abbott (1876), and Martin Feldstein (1939). After him are Richard Florida (1957), Kenneth Rogoff (1953), Frank Fetter (1863), Lew Rockwell (1944), Cass Sunstein (1954), and Michael Albert (1947).