Mancur Olson

1932 - 1998

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Mançur Lloyd Olson Jr. (; January 22, 1932 – February 19, 1998) was an American economist and political scientist who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mancur Olson has received more than 234,888 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Mancur Olson is the 185th most popular economist (down from 168th in 2019), the 3,226th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,574th in 2019) and the 58th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Mancur Olson ranks 185 out of 315Before him are Walter Eucken, Lujo Brentano, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Oliver Hart, Jon Elster, and Nikolay Danilevsky. After him are Hyman Minsky, Gustave de Molinari, Benjamin Tucker, David D. Friedman, Adam Müller, and Hernando de Soto Polar.

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Among people born in 1932, Mancur Olson ranks 174Before him are Pál Csernai, Richard Herd, Patsy Cline, Marc Fumaroli, Bronisław Geremek, and Dhirubhai Ambani. After him are Mamo Wolde, Predrag Matvejević, Siegfried Rauch, Mostafa Chamran, King Hu, and Étienne Tshisekedi. Among people deceased in 1998, Mancur Olson ranks 103Before him are Vladimir Demikhov, Barry Goldwater, Richard Hamming, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Birger Ruud, and Anatoly Rybakov. After him are Christian Mortensen, Juan José Nogués, J. T. Walsh, Lia Manoliu, Olivier Gendebien, and Slava Metreveli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mancur Olson ranks 3,226 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Hines (1946), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), Mariska Hargitay (1964), Alexander Vandegrift (1887), Allen Garfield (1939), and Reuben Fine (1914). After him are Kenny G (1956), Larry Clark (1943), Horace McCoy (1897), Fernando J. Corbató (1926), Coolio (1963), and Cheech Marin (1946).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Mancur Olson ranks 58Before him are Christopher A. Sims (1942), Robert F. Engle (1942), James Heckman (1944), John Bates Clark (1847), Ben Bernanke (1953), and Henry George (1839). After him are Hyman Minsky (1919), Benjamin Tucker (1854), David D. Friedman (1945), Henry Hazlitt (1894), Paul Volcker (1927), and William Baumol (1922).