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Richard Thaler

1945 - Today

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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 1,422,162 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Richard Thaler is the 78th most popular economist (up from 80th in 2019), the 1,073rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,037th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Economist.

Richard Thaler is most famous for his work in behavioral economics, which is the study of how people's emotions and psychology influence their economic decisions.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Richard Thaler ranks 78 out of 315Before her are Tansu Çiller, Cornelius Castoriadis, Robert Mundell, Trygve Haavelmo, George Akerlof, and Reinhard Selten. After her are James Mill, James M. Buchanan, Edmund Phelps, John Harsanyi, Silvio Gesell, and Gottfried Feder.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Richard Thaler ranks 50Before her are Jacky Ickx, Steve Martin, John Lithgow, Roger Glover, James Avery, and Nikita Mikhalkov. After her are Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Bryan Ferry, Pete Townshend, Adly Mansour, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, and Linda Hunt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Thaler ranks 1,073 out of 15,968Before her are Adam West (1928), John Denver (1943), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), Mary Ainsworth (1913), Calamity Jane (1852), and Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794). After her are Bernard Herrmann (1911), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Alicia Keys (1981), Anne Hathaway (1982), and Chester Bennington (1976).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Richard Thaler ranks 23Before her are Murray Rothbard (1926), Theodore Schultz (1902), Robert Solow (1924), Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), Harry Markowitz (1927), and George Akerlof (1940). After her are James M. Buchanan (1919), Edmund Phelps (1933), Vernon L. Smith (1927), Douglas McGregor (1906), Alan Greenspan (1926), and Jeremy Rifkin (1945).

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