Richard Thaler

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Richard Thaler

Richard H. Thaler (; born September 12, 1945) is an American economist and the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In 2015, Thaler was president of the American Economic Association.Thaler is a theorist in behavioral economics and has collaborated with Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, and others on multiple occasions in further defining that field. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Thaler has received more than 1,278,259 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 80th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Richard Thaler ranks 80 out of 288Before her are Jean-Claude Trichet, Trygve Haavelmo, Cornelius Castoriadis, James M. Buchanan, Harry Markowitz, and Lawrence Klein. After her are John Harsanyi, James Mill, Dale T. Mortensen, Gérard Debreu, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, and Thomas Schelling.

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Among people born in 1945, Richard Thaler ranks 44Before her are Jacky Ickx, Itzhak Perlman, Steve Martin, Adly Mansour, Bubba Smith, and Jacqueline du Pré. After her are Roger Glover, Keith Jarrett, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Laurent Gbagbo, Moncef Marzouki, and James Avery.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Thaler ranks 1,037 out of 12,171Before her are Lyonel Feininger (1871), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Robert Knepper (1959), Winona Ryder (1971), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), and Bob Kahn (1938). After her are Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Steve Bannon (null), Keith Haring (1958), Bob Kane (1915), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), and Scarlett Johansson (1984).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Richard Thaler ranks 24Before her are Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), Murray Rothbard (1926), James M. Buchanan (1919), Harry Markowitz (1927), and Lawrence Klein (1920). After her are Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Thomas Schelling (1921), Alan Greenspan (1926), George Akerlof (1940), George Stigler (1911), and Vernon L. Smith (1927).