Robert Fogel

1926 - 2013

Robert Fogel

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 Booth School of Business. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Fogel has received more than 213,963 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 100th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Robert Fogel ranks 100 out of 288Before him are Vernon L. Smith, W. Arthur Lewis, Tjalling Koopmans, Richard Cantillon, Thomas Mun, and Paul Krugman. After him are Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Merton Miller, Charles Cooley, James Meade, Bingu wa Mutharika, and Zhou Youguang.

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Among people born in 1926, Robert Fogel ranks 80Before him are Sydney Chaplin, Gus Grissom, Rafi Eitan, Fernando J. Corbató, James Stirling, and Joan Sutherland. After him are Karl Richter, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Noah Gordon, John Berger, Henry Way Kendall, and José Manuel Estepa Llaurens. Among people deceased in 2013, Robert Fogel ranks 54Before him are James Avery, Dominique Venner, Bert Trautmann, Kenneth G. Wilson, Gyula Horn, and Don Shirley. After him are Wilfried Martens, Chinua Achebe, Henri Dutilleux, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Ovadia Yosef, and Conrad Bain.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 1,231 out of 12,171Before him are Jonathan Banks (1947), Bernard Herrmann (1911), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Tobey Maguire (1975), and Anne Baxter (1923). After him are Edward Snowden (1983), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), Frank Langella (1938), Tecumseh (1768), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), and Cesar Romero (1907).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 32Before him are Thomas Schelling (1921), Alan Greenspan (1926), George Akerlof (1940), George Stigler (1911), Vernon L. Smith (1927), and Paul Krugman (1953). After him are Merton Miller (1923), Charles Cooley (1864), Christopher A. Sims (1942), Douglas McGregor (1906), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), and Eugene Fama (1939).