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John Hicks

1904 - 1989

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Sir John 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 331,854 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. John Hicks is the 41st most popular economist (up from 44th in 2019), the 465th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 438th in 2019) and the 10th 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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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, John Hicks ranks 41 out of 315Before him are Léon Walras, Jan Tinbergen, Elinor Ostrom, Werner Sombart, Oliver E. Williamson, and Bernard Mandeville. After him are Gary Becker, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Graham, Thorstein Veblen, Kenneth Arrow, and James Tobin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, John Hicks ranks 21Before him are Pavel Cherenkov, Alexei Kosygin, Karl Brandt, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, René Lacoste, and Harry Martinson. After him are Wendell Meredith Stanley, Gregory Bateson, Hans Albert Einstein, Joan Crawford, Glenn Miller, and Odilo Globočnik. Among people deceased in 1989, John Hicks ranks 28Before him are Thomas Bernhard, Dolores Ibárruri, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Silvana Mangano, Hu Yaobang, and Ferdinand Marcos. After him are William Shockley, John Cassavetes, Hermann Oberth, Daphne du Maurier, Leon Festinger, and Emilio Segrè.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 465 out of 6,924Before him are Mike Oldfield (1953), John le Carré (1931), Graham Hill (1929), John Smith (1580), Morrissey (1959), and Donald Pleasence (1919). After him are Christian de Duve (1917), Sam Neill (1947), William Ewart Gladstone (1809), Richard Arkwright (1732), Thomas Cromwell (1485), and Gregory Bateson (1904).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 10Before him are John Stuart Mill (1806), David Ricardo (1772), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), and Ronald Coase (1910). After him are Benjamin Graham (1894), William Stanley Jevons (1835), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), James Mill (1773), Thomas Mun (1571), and Richard Stone (1913).