Lars Peter Hansen

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Lars Peter Hansen (born 26 October 1952 in Urbana, Illinois) is an American economist. He is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of economics at the University of Chicago and a 2013 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.Hansen is best known for his work on the Generalized Method of Moments, he is also a distinguished macroeconomist, focusing on the linkages between the financial sector and the macroeconomy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars Peter Hansen has received more than 199,174 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Lars Peter Hansen is the 204th most popular economist (down from 186th in 2019), the 3,692nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,959th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Lars Peter Hansen ranks 204 out of 315Before him are Peter Senge, Roger Myerson, Wilhelm Röpke, Eugen Slutsky, Albert O. Hirschman, and Alvin Hansen. After him are Fritz Machlup, Leopold von Wiese, Eric Maskin, Roy Harrod, Giovanni Arrighi, and Esther Duflo.

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Among people born in 1952, Lars Peter Hansen ranks 152Before him are Lam Ching-ying, Sharon Osbourne, Mitch Pileggi, Marilyn Chambers, Neil Peart, and Pietro Mennea. After him are David Petraeus, Ahmed Ouyahia, Samir Geagea, Roger Y. Tsien, Stewart Copeland, and Jack W. Szostak.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lars Peter Hansen ranks 3,692 out of 15,968Before him are Johnny Hayes (1886), Nancy Meyers (1949), Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934), Grote Reber (1911), Thomas Haden Church (1960), and Dwight L. Moody (1837). After him are Jack Conway (1887), Queen Latifah (1970), John C. McGinley (1959), David Petraeus (1952), Vince Neil (1961), and Seth Carlo Chandler (1846).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Lars Peter Hansen ranks 68Before him are Henry Hazlitt (1894), Paul Volcker (1927), William Baumol (1922), Peter Senge (1947), Roger Myerson (1951), and Alvin Hansen (1887). After him are Eric Maskin (1950), George Shultz (1920), Ellen Swallow Richards (1842), Greg Mankiw (1958), Leo Huberman (1903), and Paul Sweezy (1910).

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