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 196,859 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Diamond is the 152nd most popular economist (down from 143rd in 2019), the 2,318th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,948th in 2019) and the 51st most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Peter Diamond ranks 152 out of 315Before him are Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Gustav von Schmoller, Daniel Ellsberg, Chester Barnard, Frank Knight, and Michał Kalecki. After him are Angus Deaton, Christopher A. Sims, Oskar R. Lange, Benedetto Cotrugli, Dani Rodrik, and Nicholas Kaldor.

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Among people born in 1940, Peter Diamond ranks 139Before him are Joseph L. Goldstein, Jerzy Buzek, John Grinder, Jan Janssen, Iva Zanicchi, and Taihō Kōki. After him are Denny Doherty, Peter Mutharika, John Lewis, Fouad Twal, Víctor Erice, and Tony Sheridan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Diamond ranks 2,318 out of 15,968Before him are Alex Haley (1921), Gloria Steinem (1934), Paul Bowles (1910), Grace Slick (1939), Danny Elfman (1953), and Ross Macdonald (1915). After him are Richard R. Schrock (1945), Chris Brown (1989), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Robert Sternberg (1949), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), and Karen Black (1939).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Peter Diamond ranks 51Before him are Robert J. Shiller (1946), Robert C. Merton (1944), Michael Spence (1943), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), Chester Barnard (1886), and Frank Knight (1885). After him are Christopher A. Sims (1942), Robert F. Engle (1942), James Heckman (1944), John Bates Clark (1847), Ben Bernanke (1953), and Henry George (1839).