Theodore Schultz

1902 - 1998

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Theodore William Schultz (; 30 April 1902 – 26 February 1998) was an American Agricultural economist and chairman of the University of Chicago Department of Economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore Schultz has received more than 165,959 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Theodore Schultz is the 65th most popular economist (down from 52nd in 2019), the 844th most popular biography from United States (down from 683rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Economist.

Theodore Schultz is most famous for his work on human capital theory. He argued that the production of goods and services in an economy is dependent on two factors: labor and capital.

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Among economists, Theodore Schultz ranks 65 out of 315Before him are Henry Mintzberg, Nikolai Kondratiev, Murray Rothbard, Bertil Ohlin, Wang Anshi, and Eugen Böhm von Bawerk. After him are Robert Solow, Franco Modigliani, Arthur Cecil Pigou, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Robert Lucas Jr., and Harry Markowitz.

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Among people born in 1902, Theodore Schultz ranks 38Before him are Juscelino Kubitschek, Walter Houser Brattain, André Michel Lwoff, Felix Wankel, Émile Benveniste, and Alva Myrdal. After him are Luis Barragán, Fritz Strassmann, Alexandre Kojève, Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, and Prince George, Duke of Kent. Among people deceased in 1998, Theodore Schultz ranks 16Before him are Yang Shangkun, Niklas Luhmann, Octavio Paz, Alan Shepard, Raymond Cattell, and Vladimir Prelog. After him are Konstantinos Karamanlis, Otto Kretschmer, Bob Kane, Galina Ulanova, Frederick Reines, and Linda McCartney.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theodore Schultz ranks 844 out of 15,968Before him are Jane Addams (1860), Luke Perry (1966), Don Cherry (1936), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Groucho Marx (1890), and Edward Norton (1969). After him are Barbara Bush (1925), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Pat Morita (1932), Susan B. Anthony (1820), and Michael Cimino (1939).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Theodore Schultz ranks 18Before him are James Tobin (1918), W. Edwards Deming (1900), Douglass North (1920), Irving Fisher (1867), Charles Cooley (1864), and Murray Rothbard (1926). After him are Robert Solow (1924), Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), Harry Markowitz (1927), George Akerlof (1940), Richard Thaler (1945), and James M. Buchanan (1919).