Oliver Hart

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Oliver Simon D'Arcy Hart (born October 9, 1948) is a British-born American economist, currently the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University. Together with Bengt R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Hart has received more than 10,964 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Oliver Hart is the 172nd most popular economist (up from 182nd in 2019), the 1,573rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,834th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Oliver Hart ranks 172 out of 315Before him are Paul Milgrom, Nicholas Kaldor, Peter Diamond, Wilhelm Röpke, Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, and Bertrand de Jouvenel. After him are Thomas Piketty, Ben Bernanke, Lionel Robbins, Nikolay Danilevsky, Harriet Martineau, and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield.

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Among people born in 1948, Oliver Hart ranks 148Before him are John de Lancie, Jean-Louis Schlesser, Margot Kidder, James Faulkner, Jim Carter, and Jan Hammer. After him are Yuriy Yekhanurov, Cassandra Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Maye Musk, Frans de Waal, and Helmuth Koinigg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Oliver Hart ranks 1,573 out of 7,765Before him are John Muir (1838), David Coulthard (1971), Frances Shand Kydd (1936), Margaret Douglas (1515), William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708), and John Barbirolli (1899). After him are Maurice Wilkes (1913), Rupert Sheldrake (1942), Mary Ann Cotton (1832), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), Roger Hunt (1938), and Eric Knight (1897).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Oliver Hart ranks 23Before him are James Meade (1907), Clive Granger (1934), Joan Robinson (1903), Angus Deaton (1945), James Mirrlees (1936), and Kenneth E. Boulding (1910). After him are Lionel Robbins (1898), Harriet Martineau (1802), Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859), Henry Sidgwick (1838), Israel Kirzner (1930), and John A. Hobson (1858).