John Hicks

1904 - 1989

John Hicks

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 275,008 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 44th most popular economist.

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Among economists, John Hicks ranks 44 out of 288Before him are Jacques Delors, Werner Sombart, Maurice Allais, Karl Polanyi, Léon Walras, and Gary Becker. After him are James Tobin, Irving Fisher, Thorstein Veblen, W. Edwards Deming, Douglass North, and Ragnar Frisch.

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Among people born in 1904, John Hicks ranks 24Before him are Karl Brandt, Ève Curie, Joan Crawford, René Lacoste, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, and Harry Martinson. After him are Dmitry Kabalevsky, Gregory Bateson, Witold Gombrowicz, Antonín Novotný, Willem de Kooning, and Odilo Globočnik. Among people deceased in 1989, John Hicks ranks 32Before him are Daphne du Maurier, Emilio Segrè, Thomas Bernhard, Ferdinand Marcos, Hermann Oberth, and John Cassavetes. After him are William Shockley, George Beadle, Leon Festinger, Guy Williams, Danilo Kiš, and Sugar Ray Robinson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 438 out of 5,347Before him are George Martin (1926), James IV of Scotland (1473), Isaac Barrow (1631), Charles Lyell (1797), Morrissey (1959), and Thomas Hardy (1840). After him are Anne, Princess Royal (1950), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Millvina Dean (1912), Joseph Lister (1827), and Harthacnut (1018).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 10Before him are John Stuart Mill (1806), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), William Petty (1623), and Ronald Coase (1910). After him are Benjamin Graham (1894), William Stanley Jevons (1835), James Mill (1773), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Thomas Mun (1571), and James Meade (1907).