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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 271,991 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Robert Fogel is the 124th most popular economist (down from 100th in 2019), the 1,639th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,231st in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Robert Fogel ranks 124 out of 315Before him are Ernest Mandel, Oskar Morgenstern, Tjalling Koopmans, Franz Oppenheimer, Klaus Schwab, and Walt Whitman Rostow. After him are William Nordhaus, Kristalina Georgieva, Knut Wicksell, Eugene Fama, Jim Rogers, and Thomas J. Sargent.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Robert Fogel ranks 100Before him are Kim Jae-gyu, Aaron Klug, Francisco Rabal, László Papp, Ed McBain, and Maria Teresa de Filippis. After him are Hans Werner Henze, Gus Grissom, David H. Hubel, Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse, Verner Panton, and Patricia Neal. Among people deceased in 2013, Robert Fogel ranks 67Before him are Wilfried Martens, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Sara Montiel, Kenneth G. Wilson, Colin Wilson, and Jack Vance. After him are Damiano Damiani, Henri Dutilleux, David H. Hubel, Zillur Rahman, James Gandolfini, and Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 1,639 out of 15,968Before him are Fred Haise (1933), Juliet Anderson (1938), Daniel Davis (1945), Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), Lewis Hine (1874), and Alicia Rhett (1915). After him are Billy Dee Williams (1937), Phil Ochs (1940), Saul Bass (1920), Ira Levin (1929), Dennis Rader (1945), and Brendan Fraser (1968).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Robert Fogel ranks 37Before him are Lawrence Klein (1920), George Stigler (1911), Merton Miller (1923), Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Paul Krugman (1953), and Walt Whitman Rostow (1916). After him are William Nordhaus (1941), Eugene Fama (1939), Jim Rogers (1942), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), Robert Reich (1946), and William F. Sharpe (1934).