Robert Mundell

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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 281,876 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Robert Mundell is the 74th most popular economist (down from 72nd in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Canada (down from 35th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 74 out of 315Before him are Arthur Cecil Pigou, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Robert Lucas Jr., Harry Markowitz, Tansu Çiller, and Cornelius Castoriadis. After him are Trygve Haavelmo, George Akerlof, Reinhard Selten, Richard Thaler, James Mill, and James M. Buchanan.

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Among people born in 1932, Robert Mundell ranks 61Before him are Melvin Schwartz, John Updike, V. S. Naipaul, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, Anatoliy Solovianenko, and Peter Eisenman. After him are Khaled al-Asaad, Nagisa Oshima, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, David Scott, Sonny Liston, and Hiroaki Sato.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Robert Mundell ranks 42 out of 1,130Before him are Mary Pickford (1892), Jim Peebles (1935), Pamela Anderson (1967), John Charles Fields (1863), Howard Shore (1946), and Oswald Avery (1877). After him are Lois Maxwell (1927), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ralph M. Steinman (1943), Bertram Brockhouse (1918), James Randi (1928), and Charles Taylor (1931).

Among ECONOMISTS In Canada

Among economists born in Canada, Robert Mundell ranks 3Before him are John Kenneth Galbraith (1908) and Henry Mintzberg (1939). After him are William Vickrey (1914), Myron Scholes (1941), and Harold Innis (1894).