William F. Sharpe

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William Forsyth Sharpe (born June 16, 1934) is an American economist. He is the STANCO 25 Professor of Finance, Emeritus at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Sharpe was one of the originators of the capital asset pricing model (CAPM). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William F. Sharpe has received more than 291,372 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. William F. Sharpe is the 134th most popular economist (down from 126th in 2019), the 1,817th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,654th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, William F. Sharpe ranks 134 out of 315Before him are Eugene Fama, Jim Rogers, Thomas J. Sargent, William Vickrey, Jean Tirole, and Robert Reich. After him are Joan Robinson, Clive Granger, Edward C. Prescott, Robert J. Shiller, Lucas Papademos, and Robert C. Merton.

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Among people born in 1934, William F. Sharpe ranks 96Before him are Mohamed Ennaceur, Anton Geesink, Valentin Ivanov, Rossana Podestà, Masao Uchino, and Leonard Kleinrock. After him are Clive Granger, Lucien Bianchi, Renata Scotto, Ornella Vanoni, Ernesto Brambilla, and Victor French.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William F. Sharpe ranks 1,817 out of 15,968Before him are Christina Aguilera (1980), Philip José Farmer (1918), Leonard Bloomfield (1887), Allan Kaprow (1927), Andy Kaufman (1949), and Robert Benton (1932). After him are John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Michael Dudikoff (1954), James L. Brooks (1940), Kim Hunter (1922), and Vannevar Bush (1890).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, William F. Sharpe ranks 43Before him are Robert Fogel (1926), William Nordhaus (1941), Eugene Fama (1939), Jim Rogers (1942), Thomas J. Sargent (1943), and Robert Reich (1946). After him are Edward C. Prescott (1940), Robert J. Shiller (1946), Robert C. Merton (1944), Michael Spence (1943), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), and Chester Barnard (1886).