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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. 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 516,206 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Ronald Coase is the 28th most popular economist (down from 27th in 2019), the 355th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 337th in 2019) 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

Among economists, Ronald Coase ranks 28 out of 315Before him are Amartya Sen, Frédéric Passy, Joseph Stiglitz, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, William Petty, and Simon Kuznets. After him are Friedrich List, Wassily Leontief, Gunnar Myrdal, Carl Menger, Michael Porter, and Karl Polanyi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1910, Ronald Coase ranks 13Before him are Robert K. Merton, Ingrid of Sweden, Django Reinhardt, Konrad Zuse, Jean Genet, and Paulette Goddard. After him are Walter Schellenberg, Eric Berne, David Niven, Kurt Meyer, Gerda Taro, and William Hanna. Among people deceased in 2013, Ronald Coase ranks 15Before him are Paul Walker, Joan Fontaine, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Tom Clancy, and Douglas Engelbart. After him are Robert Edwards, Giulio Andreotti, Lou Reed, Giuliano Gemma, Nílton Santos, and Djalma Santos.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Coase ranks 355 out of 6,924Before him are John Wesley (1703), Anne Neville (1456), Theresa May (1956), Halford Mackinder (1861), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), and Alec Guinness (1914). After him are John Boyd Dunlop (1840), John Bowlby (1907), George Michael (1963), James Parkinson (1755), Peter Sellers (1925), and Christopher Wren (1632).

Among ECONOMISTS In United Kingdom

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