Paul Volcker

1927 - 2019

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Paul Adolph Volcker Jr. (; September 5, 1927 – December 8, 2019) was an American economist. He served two terms as the 12th Chair of the Federal Reserve under U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Volcker has received more than 1,362,496 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Paul Volcker is the 193rd most popular economist (up from 203rd in 2019), the 3,452nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,387th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Paul Volcker ranks 193 out of 315Before him are Gustave de Molinari, Benjamin Tucker, David D. Friedman, Adam Müller, Hernando de Soto Polar, and Henry Hazlitt. After him are E. F. Schumacher, Harriet Martineau, Stanley Fischer, William Baumol, Peter Senge, and Roger Myerson.

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Among people born in 1927, Paul Volcker ranks 160Before him are Kenneth Anger, Albert Zafy, Neil Simon, Chandra Shekhar, David Hedison, and Jack Cassidy. After him are Patti Page, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Joe Turkel, Juan Alonso, Michael Gielen, and Sadako Ogata. Among people deceased in 2019, Paul Volcker ranks 165Before him are France-Albert René, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, Édith Scob, Harrison Dillard, David Hedison, and Mark Hollis. After him are Katherine Helmond, Michael Gielen, Edith González, Hannelore Elsner, Karin Balzer, and Carmen Argenziano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Volcker ranks 3,452 out of 15,968Before him are David Hedison (1927), Don Alden Adams (1925), Maceo Parker (1943), Jack Cassidy (1927), Ralph Linton (1893), and Stephen Sondheim (1930). After him are Kate Walsh (1967), Imogen Cunningham (1883), Paul Mazursky (1930), Christopher Cross (1951), Henry Hill (1943), and Joshua Fishman (1926).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Paul Volcker ranks 63Before him are Henry George (1839), Mancur Olson (1932), Hyman Minsky (1919), Benjamin Tucker (1854), David D. Friedman (1945), and Henry Hazlitt (1894). After him are William Baumol (1922), Peter Senge (1947), Roger Myerson (1951), Alvin Hansen (1887), Lars Peter Hansen (1952), and Eric Maskin (1950).