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Knut Wicksell

1851 - 1926

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Johan Gustaf Knut Wicksell (December 20, 1851 – May 3, 1926) was a leading Swedish economist of the Stockholm school. His economic contributions would influence both the Keynesian and Austrian schools of economic thought. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Knut Wicksell has received more than 165,065 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Knut Wicksell is the 127th most popular economist (down from 124th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 212th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Knut Wicksell ranks 127 out of 315Before him are Franz Oppenheimer, Klaus Schwab, Walt Whitman Rostow, Robert Fogel, William Nordhaus, and Kristalina Georgieva. After him are Eugene Fama, Jim Rogers, Thomas J. Sargent, William Vickrey, Jean Tirole, and Robert Reich.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1851, Knut Wicksell ranks 19Before him are Martinus Beijerinck, Adolf von Harnack, Vincent d'Indy, Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Friedrich von Wieser, and Doc Holliday. After him are Isabella, Princess of Asturias, Asa Griggs Candler, Torakusu Yamaha, Charles Dow, Alexander, Prince of Orange, and Guillaume Bigourdan. Among people deceased in 1926, Knut Wicksell ranks 33Before him are Kim Hyong-jik, Constantin Fehrenbach, William Bateson, Ellen Key, Friedrich von Wieser, and Ugyen Wangchuck. After him are Annie Oakley, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Alphonse Borrelly, Émile Coué, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, and Robert Todd Lincoln.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Knut Wicksell ranks 209 out of 1,296Before him are Elias Magnus Fries (1794), Maud Adams (1945), John Ericsson (1803), Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745), Avicii (1989), and Carl Bildt (1949). After him are Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), Helge von Koch (1870), Inger Nilsson (1959), Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke (1865), Harry Nyquist (1889), and Stig Dagerman (1923).

Among ECONOMISTS In Sweden

Among economists born in Sweden, Knut Wicksell ranks 3Before him are Gunnar Myrdal (1898) and Bertil Ohlin (1899). After him are Eli Heckscher (1879).