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Peter Diamond

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Peter Arthur Diamond (born April 29, 1940) is an American economist known for his analysis of U.S. Social Security policy and his work as an advisor to the Advisory Council on Social Security in the late 1980s and 1990s. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010, along with Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides. He is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Diamond has received more than 215,188 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Peter Diamond is the 168th most popular economist (down from 152nd in 2019), the 2,468th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,317th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Peter Diamond ranks 168 out of 315Before him are Frank Knight, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Piero Sraffa, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, Paul Milgrom, and Nicholas Kaldor. After him are Wilhelm Röpke, Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Oliver Hart, Thomas Piketty, and Ben Bernanke.

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Among people born in 1940, Peter Diamond ranks 145Before him are Anna Chromý, Sadaharu Oh, Antonio Skármeta, Jeffrey Archer, Richard Pryor, and Ira von Fürstenberg. After him are Barbara Valentin, Jan Janssen, Ruth Dreifuss, Katharine Ross, Peter Mutharika, and John Grinder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Diamond ranks 2,468 out of 18,182Before him are Shirley Jackson (1916), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921), Richard R. Schrock (1945), J. T. Walsh (1943), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), and Chris Pine (1980). After him are Percy Sledge (1941), Tina Aumont (1946), Dennis Wilson (1944), William M. Branham (1909), Philip Sheridan (1831), and Barbara Bain (1931).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Peter Diamond ranks 56Before him are John Bates Clark (1847), Daniel McFadden (1937), James Heckman (1944), Robert F. Engle (1942), Frank Knight (1885), and Paul Milgrom (1948). After him are Ben Bernanke (1953), Hyman Minsky (1919), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), Paul Romer (1955), Henry George (1839), and Chester Barnard (1886).