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Robert Fogel

1926 - 2013

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Robert William Fogel (; July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. As of his death, he was the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions and director of the Center for Population Economics (CPE) at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Fogel has received more than 274,405 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Robert Fogel is the 126th most popular economist (down from 124th in 2019), the 1,643rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,638th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Robert Fogel ranks 126 out of 315Before him are Finn E. Kydland, Thomas Schelling, Oskar Morgenstern, George Stigler, W. Arthur Lewis, and James Meade. After him are Zhou Youguang, Adolph Wagner, Edward C. Prescott, Michael Spence, Jim Rogers, and Franz Oppenheimer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Robert Fogel ranks 90Before him are Michel Butor, Abdul Rahim Hatif, David H. Hubel, Youssef Chahine, Verner Panton, and Karl Richter. After him are Joachim Fest, Ta Mok, György Kurtág, Maria Teresa de Filippis, Yoshio Okada, and Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. Among people deceased in 2013, Robert Fogel ranks 61Before him are John Cornforth, James Avery, Henri Dutilleux, James Gandolfini, Abdul Rahim Hatif, and David H. Hubel. After him are Stéphane Hessel, Kenneth G. Wilson, Kenneth Waltz, Glafcos Clerides, Bert Trautmann, and Roger Ebert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 1,643 out of 18,182Before him are Paul L. Smith (1936), Kelly Lynch (1959), Sidney Bechet (1897), Billy Crystal (1948), Agnes Moorehead (1900), and Henry Steel Olcott (1832). After him are Ray Ewry (1873), Elmer Bernstein (1922), Thomas Burke (1875), Emma Stone (1988), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), and Beck (1970).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 40Before him are Eugene Fama (1939), Robert J. Shiller (1946), Robert B. Wilson (1937), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Thomas Schelling (1921), and George Stigler (1911). After him are Edward C. Prescott (1940), Michael Spence (1943), Jim Rogers (1942), Robert Reich (1946), Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), and Robert C. Merton (1944).