Merton Miller

1923 - 2000

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Merton Howard Miller (May 16, 1923 – June 3, 2000) was an American economist, and the co-author of the Modigliani–Miller theorem (1958), which proposed the irrelevance of debt-equity structure. He shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990, along with Harry Markowitz and William F. Sharpe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Merton Miller has received more than 180,952 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Merton Miller is the 94th most popular economist (up from 105th in 2019), the 1,233rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,480th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Merton Miller ranks 94 out of 315Before him are Gérard Debreu, Richard Stone, Paul Krugman, Eugen Dühring, Lawrence Klein, and Hermann Heinrich Gossen. After him are George Akerlof, János Kornai, Richard Cantillon, Douglas McGregor, Friedrich von Wieser, and John Harsanyi.

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Among people born in 1923, Merton Miller ranks 45Before him are Morris, Alice Miller, Cliff Robertson, Jorge Semprún, Edgar F. Codd, and Stephanie Kwolek. After him are Erland Josephson, Horst Tappert, René Thom, Philip Warren Anderson, Lola Flores, and Linda Christian. Among people deceased in 2000, Merton Miller ranks 36Before him are Lila Kedrova, Anatoly Sobchak, Gino Bartali, Ofra Haza, John Gielgud, and Bettino Craxi. After him are Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Saburō Sakai, Leonid Rogozov, John Harsanyi, Rudolf Kirchschläger, and Heinz Harmel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Merton Miller ranks 1,233 out of 18,182Before him are Andrew Dickson White (1832), Barry Seal (1939), Snoop Dogg (1971), Wesley Snipes (1962), Ronnie Coleman (1964), and Natalie Clifford Barney (1876). After him are Norman Borlaug (1914), Alan J. Pakula (1928), Aaron Burr (1756), Lenny Kravitz (1964), Kim Kardashian (1980), and Bill Haley (1925).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Merton Miller ranks 27Before him are Charles Cooley (1864), Richard Thaler (1945), Harry Markowitz (1927), Edmund Phelps (1933), Paul Krugman (1953), and Lawrence Klein (1920). After him are George Akerlof (1940), Douglas McGregor (1906), Alan Greenspan (1926), William Nordhaus (1941), Vernon L. Smith (1927), and Dale T. Mortensen (1939).