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Olivier Blanchard

1948 - Today

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Olivier Jean Blanchard (French: [blɑ̃ʃaʁ]; born December 27, 1948) is a French economist and professor who is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He was the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund from September 1, 2008, to September 8, 2015. Blanchard was appointed to the position under the tenure of Dominique Strauss-Kahn; he was succeeded by Maurice Obstfeld. He also is a Robert M. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olivier Blanchard has received more than 259,514 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Olivier Blanchard is the 230th most popular economist (down from 219th in 2019), the 3,157th most popular biography from France and the 21st most popular French Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Olivier Blanchard ranks 230 out of 315Before him are Abba P. Lerner, Michael Kremer, Daniel McFadden, Harold Laski, Nouriel Roubini, and Maurice Dobb. After him are William Phillips, Nassau William Senior, Alvin E. Roth, Paul Romer, Mahbub ul Haq, and Jeffrey Sachs.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Olivier Blanchard ranks 232Before him are Patty Pravo, Jan Tomaszewski, Marc Singer, Jim Carter, James Rebhorn, and Heinz Flohe. After him are Mizengo Pinda, Carol Potter, Pinchas Zukerman, Tony Ramos, Bernard-Marie Koltès, and Gioconda Belli.

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In France

Among people born in France, Olivier Blanchard ranks 3,157 out of 5,234Before him are Jean Stablinski (1932), Anne Dacier (1645), Joseph Valentin Boussinesq (1842), Bernard Stiegler (1952), Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély (1817), and Ghislaine Maxwell (1961). After him are Maurice Tourneur (1876), Jean-Sifrein Maury (1746), Étienne Carjat (1828), Casimir Delavigne (1793), Paul Bert (1833), and Samir Nasri (1987).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Olivier Blanchard ranks 21Before him are Pierre Leroux (1797), Thomas Piketty (1971), Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903), Esther Duflo (1972), Michel Camdessus (1933), and Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert (1646). After him are Muriel Casals i Couturier (1945).

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