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Robert Mundell

1932 - 2021

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Robert Alexander Mundell (October 24, 1932 – April 4, 2021) was a Canadian economist. He was a professor of economics at Columbia University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1999 for his pioneering work in monetary dynamics and optimum currency areas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Mundell has received more than 313,421 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Robert Mundell is the 55th most popular economist (up from 74th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Canada (up from 42nd in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Economist.

Robert Mundell is most famous for his theory of an optimum currency area, which he developed in 1961.

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Among economists, Robert Mundell ranks 55 out of 315Before him are Bernard Mandeville, Douglass North, Werner Sombart, Kenneth Arrow, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, and Maurice Allais. After him are W. Edwards Deming, Irving Fisher, John Kenneth Galbraith, Franco Modigliani, Bertil Ohlin, and Robert Solow.

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Among people born in 1932, Robert Mundell ranks 40Before him are Adolfo Suárez, Ellen Burstyn, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Vladimir Ivashko, Valentino, and Houari Boumédiène. After him are Roy Scheider, Louis Malle, Ryszard Kapuściński, John Searle, Vytautas Landsbergis, and Oliver E. Williamson. Among people deceased in 2021, Robert Mundell ranks 38Before him are Abimael Guzmán, Bernard Haitink, Steven Weinberg, Hans Küng, Frank Williams, and Chick Corea. After him are Jorge Sampaio, Carlos Reutemann, Martinus J. G. Veltman, Paul J. Crutzen, Lina Wertmüller, and Jean-Pierre Adams.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Robert Mundell ranks 28 out of 1,350Before him are Saul Bellow (1915), William Shatner (1931), Gilles Villeneuve (1950), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Willard Boyle (1924), and Neil Young (1945). After him are Oswald Avery (1877), John Kenneth Galbraith (1908), Bryan Adams (1959), Pierre Trudeau (1919), Howard Shore (1946), and Henry Mintzberg (1939).

Among ECONOMISTS In Canada

Among economists born in Canada, Robert Mundell ranks 1After him are John Kenneth Galbraith (1908), Henry Mintzberg (1939), William Vickrey (1914), Myron Scholes (1941), Harold Innis (1894), David Card (1956), and Jacob Viner (1892).