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Economists are professionals who specialize in the social science discipline of economics, which is concerned with the study, development, and application of theories, concepts and policies for the management of wealth and resources of a country or region, in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.

Contributors in Economists


Gary Becker

People; Economists

Gary Becker (born 2 December 1930) is an American economist and professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize for economics and was ...

Ben Bernanke

People; Economists

Ben Bernanke (born 13 December 1953) is an American economist and the current chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. In 2009, he was named Time magazine's "person of ...

Nancy Birdsall

People; Economists

Nancy Birdsall (born 6 February 1946) is an American economist and founder of the Center for Global Development, and former vice-president of the Inter-American Development Bank. She focuses on the ...

Walter Block

People; Economists

Walter Block (born 21 August 1941) is an American free market economist and anarcho-capitalist associated with the Austrian School of economics. Block now holds the Harold E. Wirth Endowed Chair in ...

Mario Draghi

People; Economists

Mario Draghi (born 3 September 1947) is an Italian banker and economist who has been the President of the European Central Bank since November 2011. From January 2006 to October 2011 he was the ...

John Kenneth Galbraith

People; Economists

John Kenneth Galbraith (15 October 1908 - 29 April 2006) was a Canadian-American economist, who was also a Keynesian, an institutionalist and a leading proponent of 20th century American liberalism. ...

Daniel Kahneman

People; Economists

Daniel Kahneman (born 5 March 1934) is an Israeli-American economist and psychologist. He is well known for his work on the psychology of judgement and decision-making, behavioural economics and ...

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