Ronald Coase

1910 - 2013

Ronald Coase

Ronald Harry Coase (; 29 December 1910 – 2 September 2013) was a British economist and author. He was the Clifton R. Musser Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School, where he arrived in 1964 and remained for the rest of his life. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1991.Coase, who believed economists should study real markets and not theoretical ones, established the case for the corporation as a means to pay the costs of operating a marketplace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Coase has received more than 464,428 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Ronald Coase ranks 27 out of 288Before him are Amartya Sen, Barack Obama Sr., Herbert A. Simon, Gunnar Myrdal, Simon Kuznets, and William Petty. After him are Jan Tinbergen, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Michael Porter, Wassily Leontief, Joseph Stiglitz, and Carl Menger.

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Among people born in 1910, Ronald Coase ranks 12Before him are Gloria Stuart, Django Reinhardt, Robert K. Merton, Ingrid of Sweden, Jean Genet, and Konrad Zuse. After him are Paulette Goddard, Eric Berne, Walter Schellenberg, Lee Byung-chul, Gerda Taro, and Jacques Monod. Among people deceased in 2013, Ronald Coase ranks 14Before him are Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Douglas Engelbart, Tom Clancy, and Giulio Andreotti. After him are Giuliano Gemma, Lou Reed, Paul Walker, Nílton Santos, Robert Edwards, and Donald A. Glaser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Coase ranks 337 out of 5,347Before him are Alfred North Whitehead (1861), Peter Sellers (1925), Henry Morgan (1635), William Crookes (1832), William Petty (1623), and Fred Hoyle (1915). After him are Syd Barrett (1946), David II of Scotland (1324), Angela Lansbury (1925), John Everett Millais (1829), George Michael (1963), and John Knox (1514).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

Among economists born in United Kingdom, Ronald Coase ranks 9Before him are David Ricardo (1772), John Stuart Mill (1806), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Law (1671), and William Petty (1623). After him are John Hicks (1904), Benjamin Graham (1894), William Stanley Jevons (1835), James Mill (1773), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), and Thomas Mun (1571).