John Hicks

1904 - 1989

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Sir John Richard Hicks (8 April 1904 – 20 May 1989) was a British economist. He is considered one of the most important and influential economists of the twentieth century. The most familiar of his many contributions in the field of economics were his statement of consumer demand theory in microeconomics, and the IS–LM model (1937), which summarised a Keynesian view of macroeconomics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hicks has received more than 443,404 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). John Hicks is the 50th most popular economist (down from 46th in 2019), the 521st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 466th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Economist.

John Hicks is most famous for his work in the field of economics. In particular, he is known for his work on the theory of demand and supply.

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Over the past year John Hicks has had the most page views in the with 46,119 views, followed by Spanish (8,514), and French (6,202). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Icelandic (128.48%), Ido (95.27%), and Simple English (55.81%)


Among economists, John Hicks ranks 50 out of 414Before him are Paul Krugman, Bernard Mandeville, Gary Becker, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, William Stanley Jevons, and Murray Rothbard. After him are Thorstein Veblen, Tansu Çiller, Werner Sombart, Bertil Ohlin, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and Douglass North.

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Among people born in 1904, John Hicks ranks 29Before him are Louis Néel, Glenn Miller, Cary Grant, Joan Crawford, Luis Carrero Blanco, and Witold Gombrowicz. After him are Werner Forssmann, Antonín Novotný, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Gregory Bateson, Ernst Mayr, and Hans Morgenthau. Among people deceased in 1989, John Hicks ranks 33Before him are Silvana Mangano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Emilio Segrè, George Beadle, Daphne du Maurier, and Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Joris Ivens, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Hermann Oberth, Michel Aflaq, Kōnosuke Matsushita, and Danilo Kiš.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 521 out of 8,785Before him are Ælla of Northumbria (800), Archer Martin (1910), Peter Gabriel (1950), Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), Raymond Cattell (1905), and Mike Oldfield (1953). After him are Richard Griffiths (1947), William Kidd (1645), Robert Edwards (1925), Mary Anning (1799), Gerard Butler (1969), and Albert Finney (1936).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 11Before him are John Stuart Mill (1806), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), Ronald Coase (1910), and William Stanley Jevons (1835). After him are Benjamin Graham (1894), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), James Mill (1773), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), and Joan Robinson (1903).