William Baumol

1922 - 2017

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William Jack Baumol (February 26, 1922 – May 4, 2017) was an American economist. He was a professor of economics at New York University, Academic Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He was a prolific author of more than eighty books and several hundred journal articles.Baumol wrote extensively about labor market and other economic factors that affect the economy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Baumol has received more than 193,932 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. William Baumol is the 197th most popular economist (down from 187th in 2019), the 3,479th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,970th in 2019) and the 64th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, William Baumol ranks 197 out of 315Before him are Hernando de Soto Polar, Henry Hazlitt, Paul Volcker, E. F. Schumacher, Harriet Martineau, and Stanley Fischer. After him are Peter Senge, Roger Myerson, Wilhelm Röpke, Eugen Slutsky, Albert O. Hirschman, and Alvin Hansen.

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Among people born in 1922, William Baumol ranks 184Before him are Gilberto Agustoni, Gerda Steinhoff, Maila Nurmi, Francisco Aramburu, Adil Çarçani, and Roy Salvadori. After him are Elsa Joubert, Luiz Bonfá, Khiuaz Dospanova, Egon Bahr, Vsevolod Bobrov, and Jack Klugman. Among people deceased in 2017, William Baumol ranks 184Before him are Étienne Tshisekedi, Arthur Janov, Giulio Angioni, Bernard Francis Law, Gilberto Agustoni, and Gastone Moschin. After him are Georgy Grechko, Robert M. Pirsig, Azzedine Alaïa, Peter Berling, Mary Tyler Moore, and Spencer Johnson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Baumol ranks 3,479 out of 15,968Before him are Justin Theroux (1971), James Rothman (1950), Al Green (1946), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), Earl Warren (1891), and Keith Carradine (1949). After him are Gregg L. Semenza (1956), Leo Frank (1884), Katherine Helmond (1929), Patti Page (1927), Veronica Avluv (1972), and John Milius (1944).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, William Baumol ranks 64Before him are Mancur Olson (1932), Hyman Minsky (1919), Benjamin Tucker (1854), David D. Friedman (1945), Henry Hazlitt (1894), and Paul Volcker (1927). After him are Peter Senge (1947), Roger Myerson (1951), Alvin Hansen (1887), Lars Peter Hansen (1952), Eric Maskin (1950), and George Shultz (1920).