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Ronald Coase

1910 - 2013

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Ronald Harry Coase (; 29 December 1910 – 2 September 2013) was a British economist and author. Coase received a bachelor of commerce degree (1932) and a PhD from the London School of Economics, where he was a member of the faculty until 1951. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Coase has received more than 646,005 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Ronald Coase is the 33rd most popular economist (down from 28th in 2019), the 354th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 9th most popular British Economist.

Ronald Coase is most famous for his work on the Coase theorem, which states that in the absence of transaction costs, the allocation of resources will result in an efficient outcome.

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Among economists, Ronald Coase ranks 33 out of 315Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, William Petty, Carl Menger, Barack Obama Sr., Klaus Schwab, and Alexander Hamilton. After him are Gunnar Myrdal, Léon Walras, Karl Polanyi, Benjamin Graham, Elinor Ostrom, and Wassily Leontief.

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Among people born in 1910, Ronald Coase ranks 15Before him are Konrad Zuse, Jean Genet, Paulette Goddard, Django Reinhardt, Walter Schellenberg, and Gerda Taro. After him are David Niven, Jacques Monod, Eric Berne, Dorothy Hodgkin, Dominique Pire, and Chiang Ching-kuo. Among people deceased in 2013, Ronald Coase ranks 16Before him are Frederick Sanger, Paul Walker, Tom Clancy, Giuliano Gemma, Mohammed Omar, and Joan Fontaine. After him are Heinrich Rohrer, Lou Reed, Giulio Andreotti, Christian de Duve, Djalma Santos, and Robert Edwards.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Coase ranks 354 out of 7,765Before him are Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Richard Attenborough (1923), Colin Firth (1960), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), Malcolm McDowell (1943), and Francis William Aston (1877). After him are Æthelflæd (869), Edward Victor Appleton (1892), Oswald Mosley (1896), Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), John Bowlby (1907), and Theresa May (1956).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

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