William Phillips

1914 - 1975

William Phillips

Alban William Housego "A. W." "Bill" Phillips, MBE (18 November 1914 – 4 March 1975) was a New Zealand economist who spent most of his academic career as a professor of economics at the London School of Economics (LSE). His best-known contribution to economics is the Phillips curve, which he first described in 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Phillips has received more than 14,633 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 224th most popular economist.

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Among economists, William Phillips ranks 224 out of 288Before him are Jeffrey Sachs, Olivier Blanchard, Leo Huberman, Harold Innis, Mahbub ul Haq, and Harold Laski. After him are Roy Harrod, Max O. Lorenz, Nassau William Senior, Maurice Dobb, Martin Feldstein, and Edward Chamberlin.

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Among people born in 1914, William Phillips ranks 178Before him are Mihailo Lalić, Ray Walston, Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury, Marcel Kint, Josep Escolà, and Giuseppe Baldo. After him are Jacques Dufilho, Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, Edmund Muskie, Élie Bayol, Viktor Grishin, and Kevin McCarthy. Among people deceased in 1975, William Phillips ranks 119Before him are José María Guido, Murray Leinster, Louis Jordan, Joseph Laniel, Richard Conte, and Olga Bergholz. After him are Pierre Fresnay, Manuel Seoane, Benjamin Jekhowsky, Alf Andersen, Otto Winzer, and George Marshall.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, William Phillips ranks 27 out of 145Before him are Helen Clark (1950), Manu Bennett (1969), Roy Kerr (1934), Karl Urban (1972), Andrew Niccol (1964), and Peter Snell (1938). After him are John Key (1961), Cliff Curtis (1968), Anthony Wilding (1883), Wynton Rufer (1962), Temuera Morrison (1960), and Ngaio Marsh (1895).

Among ECONOMISTS In New Zealand

Among economists born in New Zealand, William Phillips ranks 1