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John Hicks

1904 - 1989

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Sir John Richards 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 389,596 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). John Hicks is the 48th most popular economist (down from 41st in 2019), the 466th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 464th 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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Among economists, John Hicks ranks 48 out of 315Before him are Friedrich List, Gary Becker, Jacques Attali, Jan Tinbergen, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and Frédéric Bastiat. After him are Bernard Mandeville, Douglass North, Werner Sombart, Kenneth Arrow, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, and Maurice Allais.

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Among people born in 1904, John Hicks ranks 26Before him are Pavel Cherenkov, René Lacoste, Glenn Miller, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Hans Albert Einstein, and Werner Forssmann. After him are Luis Carrero Blanco, Gregory Bateson, Harry Martinson, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Witold Gombrowicz, and Hans Morgenthau. Among people deceased in 1989, John Hicks ranks 28Before him are Dolores Ibárruri, Sándor Márai, Thomas Bernhard, Hu Yaobang, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, and William Shockley. After him are Hermann Oberth, Daphne du Maurier, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, John Cassavetes, Ferdinand Marcos, and George Beadle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Hicks ranks 466 out of 7,765Before him are Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), John Knox (1514), Philip Larkin (1922), Joshua Reynolds (1723), Richard Francis Burton (1821), and Donald Pleasence (1919). After him are Samuel Butler (1835), Samuel Johnson (1709), William Laud (1573), William Adams (1564), Gregory Bateson (1904), and Gustav Holst (1874).

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 Benjamin Graham (1894). After him are William Stanley Jevons (1835), James Mill (1773), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Thomas Mun (1571), Richard Stone (1913), and James Meade (1907).